”My works addresses the topic of ‘Monstrousness’ caused by fear in our inner world. Due to fear and horror being used as the most ‘universal’ and constant devices to maintain social systems as ‘injustice’, and consider them ‘enemies’.”
”Put yourself in my head”, acrylic, pen on paper, 2013.
These are Seungyea Park’s words, painter and drawer, born in Seoul Korea for describe her own work. After graduated high school, she moved to NY. USA and there she received BFA at Southampton Longisland Univ, and MA AT C.W.Post Longisland University. Also, after receiving degrees, she returned to South Korea and ever since, she had several groups and solo shows. Nowadays, she’s working at the National Art Studio of Korea.
“Shape memory effect theory”; Acrylic, pen on paper. 2013
Seungyea mixes her own self-portraits and animals in an attempt to explore her inner monster. Darkness and loneliness can be noticed on her paintings and at the same time a taste of irony. An impressive fact is that most of her stuff are hand drawn with acrylic and pen on paper. She also works with installations.
Her description about her artworks goes on:
"While regarding tabooed beings deviating from us as monsters. We ourselves become freaks. Monsters are everywhere. At the moment the ‘I’ within me faces the ‘I’ outside of me, they try to avoid, conceal, and deny each other, considering the other a monster. (…)"
”Rushed Mind”; Acrylic, pen on paper, 2013.
Informations and pictures via spunkyzoe.blog.me/, Seungyea’s blog and from her profile on Saatchi Art.
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