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Essays

Suspended in ambivaence:

The installations of Seong Chun

Joan Kee

SEONG CHUN, Untitled (Fully Equipped), 1998,text on crocheted paper, thread, 2.65 x 2.7 x 1.3 m.

To view Seong Chun's delicate paper installations is to experience both a spatial and textual narrative inextricably collapsed together. Based in New York but bred in Southern California, Chun is keenly interested in welding the seemingly disparate strains of craft, femininity, the commonplace, and the cognitive process into a deceptively cohesive whole. Painstakingly fashioned from 'yarn', the works are made from handmade paper printed with narrativeā€¦

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