- Sun 2718:30-20:00
Has our happiness been extended alongside increased life expectancy? When talking about the future, we are inclined to think of fancy technologies, however, the realistic future we face might actually be that of elderly loneliness. Age-related degeneration causes the elderly to form different worlds of living as implied by the term “forced leisure.” I create an imaginary space by grafting the ecology of bees on to the actual living condition of the elderly living alone. In the performance video, the old woman takes daily rationed wax coins, and repeats the act of wallpapering to gradually thicken the wall.
Gyung Jin Shin (KR)
Gyung Jin Shin was born in Seoul, Korea in 1983. She received a MFA from Columbia University in 2010 and a BFA from Seoul National University. Her work has been exhibited in the US, Europe, and Korea at venues including Fisher Landau Center for Arts, New York; Doosan Gallery, New York; Wallach Gallery, New York; Chelsea Art Museum, New York; A.I.R Gallery, New York; Night Gallery, Los Angeles; VIDEOFORMES, France; International streaming festival, Netherlands/Italy; Ilmin Museum of Art, Seoul and Seoul Museum of Arts, Seoul. She lives and works in Hong Kong and Seoul.