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PRIVATE 52 | Contemporary Photography SOUTH KOREA

Even though it has been only about 10 years since photography was included in art in Korea, photography is becoming the very basics and center of the whole art field

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Suyeon Yun, PRIVATE 52

Suyeon Yun | Incomplete Journey

North Koreans have been crossing the border into China in search of refuge since the height of their famine in the 1990s. Seeking resettlement, the majority of North Koreans transit

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PRIVATE 52, Jae Kwang Yang, p. 14-15(19)

Jae Kwang Yang | Nightswimming – My Dear Grandmother…

Nightswimming starts from my first memory – the parting with my dear Nanny. I called her Grandma – I really believed she was my mother. This work documents what my

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PRIVATE 52, Suntag Noh, p. 20-21(25)

Suntag Noh | Really Good, Murder

This series of works looks through the surface of so called weapon show, questioning what is hidden behind the technology we enjoy and admire today. In the present day, almost

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PRIVATE 52, p. 26-27

Hyun-sun Yoon | Memento

I feel like I’ve got used to living a prosaic life. Even if memories and a flood of events are stimulating they get easily forgotten. Becoming so accustomed to such

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PRIVATE 52, p. 44-45

Sungman Kim | The Foundry

The foundry is located in Song-Jung ri, Gwang ju, Jeollanam-do province. Kettles, hot grills and stoves were manufactured at the foundry by pouring molten metal into casts.

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PRIVATE 52, Sunmin Lee, p. 50-51(55)

Sunmin Lee | The Woman’s House

Despite its external image of being a place of tranquil relaxation, a family, the arena for such things, is a place of confrontation among various emotions such as desires, frustrations,

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