Installation view of Portable Temple 2008 (front)

Installation view of Portable Temple 2008 (back)

Portable Temple 2008 (detail)

Installation view of Portable Temple 2009

Portable Temple 2009 (detail)

Portable Temple 2009 (detail)

Portable Temple 2010 (detail)

Portable Temple 2010 (detail)

Portable Temple 2010 (detail)

Portable Temple (2008-2010)

 

Portable Temple is a Folding screen based on existing Buddhist paintings, depicting the imaginary rear view of Buddha and Bodhisattva following traditional Buddhist alter painting methodology. By enclosing oneself in the folding screen, one can create a meditative space.

 

이동식 사원 (2008-2010)

 

이동식 사원 은 불교의 전통 탱화 제작 기법을 사용하여 현존하는 탱화 속 부처와 보살의 뒷모습을 상상해 그린 병풍으로, 이 병풍을 두르면 명상을 할 수 있는 공간이 생겨난다.

 

Installation view of Portable Temple 2008 (front)

Installation view of Portable Temple (front), Paradise Hormone, Mongin Art Center, Seoul, Korea, 2008

 

Portable Temple 2008

2008

Mineral pigment on silk

Dimensions variable, 175x80cm (each panel)

Courtesy of the artist

Photo: Shin Ohseok  ⓒYeesookyung

Collection of Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

 

Exhibition history

Collecting for All, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea, 2020

When I Become You, Daegu Art Museum, Daegu, Korea, 2015

30th Anniversary of the Young Korean Artists, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea, Gwacheon, Korea, 2010

YeeSookyung, Museum Schloß Oranienbaum, Dessau, Germany, 2009

Paradise Hormone, Mongin Art Center, Seoul, Korea, 2008

 

Installation view of Portable Temple 2008 (back)

Installation view of Portable Temple (back), Paradise Hormone, Mongin Art Center, Seoul, Korea, 2008

Courtesy of the artist

Photo: Shin Ohseok ⓒYeesookyung

 

Portable Temple 2008 (detail)

Courtesy of the artist

Photo: Shin Ohseok ⓒYeesookyung

 

Installation view of Portable Temple 2009

Installation view of Portable Temple, Logic of Sensibility, Interalia, Seoul, Korea, 2009

Courtesy of the artist

ⓒInteralia, Seoul, Korea

 

Portable Temple 2009

2009

Pigment on Korean paper

Dimensions variable, 175x80cm (each panel)

 

Exhibition history

When I Become You, Daegu Art Museum, Daegu, Korea, 2015

HaengChon Art Project, Daeheung Buddist Museum, Baekryunsa, Gangjin, Korea, 2015

Logic of Sensibility, Interalia, Seoul, Korea, 2009

 

Portable Temple 2010 (detail)

Courtesy of the artist

Photo: Kwack Gongshin ⓒYeesookyung

 

Portable Temple 2010

2010

Pigment on ramie

Dimensions variable, 175x80cm (each panel)