bohyun yoon’s ‘structure of shadow’

Hanging like puppets, the figures portray the idea of a group as opposed to an individual. A simple light and shadow trick is key in this work and becomes a metaphor for invisible power or tricks of politics in our society. When the viewer approaches the work, their weight makes this structure shake and all the figures dance.

many an artist have portrayed the interaction between political and military powers and its passive citizens but no other installation has ever looked like that of Bohyun Yoon, at least none that i’ve personally seen

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