Assembly Passage
Digital printing on monofilament, drawing
2016
Dimensions variable

Sun Ju Lee

Sun Ju Lee (b. 1978, Daejeon, South Korea) studied BA Painting at Ewha Woman’s University, Seoul, Korea (2002); MA Painting and Printmaking, Ewha Woman’s University (2004); and MA Fine Art at Royal College of Art, London (2010). Selected group exhibitions include: Mindful Mindless, Seoul Olympic Museum of Art, Seoul (2015); The Imaginary Museum, Leeds City Museum, Leeds (2015); AA2a, University of Bedfordshire, Luton (2015). Solo exhibitions include: Assembly Passage, Willesden Green Library, London (2016); Floating Platform, Cork Printmakers, Cork (2015); and A Practiced Place, Gallery DOS, Seoul (2012). Recent awards include: Create Space London Residency (2016); AA2a Scheme Fund (2014); and Artist Fellowship Grant, Arts Council Korea (2009). She lives and works in London.

Lee’s work uses a range of print-based processes as well as drawing and installation to create multi-layered works. She says, “Drawing on interpretations of spaces in which we live, my work tackles the way we recognise the significance of place. I explore how people and space interact and create a place, thereby demonstrating how places reflect a variety of occurrences. I aim to reconstruct places by capturing the experience of surroundings with the visual evidence of time, or by altering them into a form of image that speculates on the situations depicted. Using an approach of accumulation and flattening, I employ reiterative descriptions of people and objects taken from an observed place, which convey all the happenings of the place within a certain period of time, and eventually create a scene.”  

 

You can see Sun Ju Lee's work at Gallery North


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