You Were There: DMZ Project 2017 : DMZ Peace and Culture Square

                                                         Installation view. You Were There: DMZ Project 2017 : DMZ Peace and Culture Square

                            Detail. You Were There: DMZ Project 2017 : DMZ Peace and Culture Square

You Were There: DMZ Project 2017

You Were There: DMZ Project 2017 consists of rocks from conflict zone covered with 24K gold leaf using Korean traditional techniques for covering Buddha statues. It was a permanently installed in the Demilitarized zone between North and South Korea (DMZ) in 2017.

거기에 있었다: DMZ 프로젝트 2017

"거기에 있었다"는 불상에 금을 입히는 방식으로 분쟁 지역의 암석에 24 K 금박을 입혀 구성한 작품이다. 암석들은 남한의 최북단과 남단에서 가져왔다. 이 작품은 2017년 한국의 비무장 지대에 영구 설치되었다.

You Were There: DMZ Project 2017: DMZ Peace and Culture Square

2017 

Rocks, 24K gold leaf, urethane paint

320x300x170cm

Courtesy of the artist

Supported by Cheorwon-gun, Korea

Curated by Samuso

Photo: Yang Ian ⓒYeesookyung

Installation view. You Were There: DMZ Project 2017: DMZ Peace and Culture Square

2017 

Courtesy of the artist

Photo: Yang Ian ⓒYeesookyung

Detail. You Were There: DMZ Project 2017

2017

Courtesy of the artist

Photo: Yang Ian ⓒYeesookyung