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Goldmuseum Taipei - Metal Crafts Competition 2018.
Goldschmitte.

Contemplastic II

Exhibition  /  17 Jan 2017  -  26 Jan 2017
Published: 10.01.2017
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Intro
We, the four participating artists, Soo Yeon Kim, Yong Joo Kim, Joo Hyung Park, and Wan Hee Cho, have successfully completed our first Contemplastic exhibition at Baum Gallery in 2015. We are now planning our second exhibition, to be held at Gallery Dam in Seoul, from January 17th to 26th 2017.

Artist list

Wan Hee Cho, Soo Yeon Kim, Yong Joo Kim, Joo Hyung Park
The title of this exhibition, “Contemplastic,” was newly created for the event by combining the words “Contemplation” and “Plastic.”

When we create our art work as jewelry artists, we must be able to make firm decisions based on our philosophy. In addition, we must also be able to digest outside input with an open mind and be flexible enough to let them develop and grow our decisions. During this process, we not only face conflicts of the subjective kind - such as deciding what concepts we want to express, where on the body should the finished work be located, and what the finished form should look like -, but also of the inter-subjective kind - such as ensuring the work is comfortable enough to be worn and that our work communicates and dialogues with the current discourse of our society, culture, the field of art, craft, and contemporary jewelry.

By curating this exhibition, we hope to share the experience we had while navigating the above conflicts and concerns. Our intention is to facilitate greater intimacy between ourselves and our audience.

Since 2014, we have regularly engaged in conversations around a variety of subject matters. By publicly sharing the documentation of these conversations, we hope to facilitate an opportunity for the audience to empathize with an aspect which would normally be inaccessible by mere observation of the final art form. We also hope that our personal, social, and cultural points of view will contribute, however minutely, to lessening the gap between the artwork and the viewer as well as between the artist and the viewer.
 

Opening

Jan. 17th 2017 at 5 pm
Wan Hee Cho. Brooch: Blooming Moment #4, 2016.  Hanji paper (Korean mulberry paper), Purple heart wood, Silicone, Sterling silver.. 9 x 7 x 5 cm. Wan Hee Cho
Brooch: Blooming Moment #4, 2016
 Hanji paper (Korean mulberry paper), Purple heart wood, Silicone, Sterling silver.
9 x 7 x 5 cm
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Soo Yeon Kim. Brooch: Blue and Yellow Houses, Vienna, 2017. Photograph paper, Epoxy resin, Mixed media, Sterling silver.. 7 x 10.5 x 0.8 cm. Soo Yeon Kim
Brooch: Blue and Yellow Houses, Vienna, 2017
Photograph paper, Epoxy resin, Mixed media, Sterling silver.
7 x 10.5 x 0.8 cm
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Yong Joo Kim. Brooch: Alternated Color II, 2017. Hook- and-loop fastener, Thread, Sterling silver.. 9 x 16 x 4 cm. Yong Joo Kim
Brooch: Alternated Color II, 2017
Hook- and-loop fastener, Thread, Sterling silver.
9 x 16 x 4 cm
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Joo Hyung Park. Brooch: Peeled 17-1, 2017. Walnut wood, Ottchil (Urushi), Sterling silver.. 10 x 11.5 x 3.5 cm. Joo Hyung Park
Brooch: Peeled 17-1, 2017
Walnut wood, Ottchil (Urushi), Sterling silver.
10 x 11.5 x 3.5 cm
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