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Seulgi Lee

Human Craft

BY MELANIE POCOCK

Portrait of SEULGI LEE standing in front of U: Split Water, made in collaboration with 

Nubi quilters from Tong-Yeong, 2018, Korean silk, 195 × 155 × 1 cm. Copyright the artist and 

Société des Auteurs dans les Arts graphiques et plastiques, Paris. Courtesy Gallery Hyundai Seoul.

 

The commune of Bagnolet—where South Korean artist Seulgi Lee lives—is known by Parisians as a quartier populaire, a term that has become synonymous with working-class neighborhoods. Located in the east of the French capital, Bagnolet is a hive of…

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