According to Korean tradition, artisans have a habit of destroying and discarding imperfect pieces. Since 2001 Korean artist Yeesookyung has taken these porcelain fragments, creating beautiful, imperfect sculptures by fusing them with gold leaf in the Japanese tradition of kintsugi. See more images from “Translated Vase” below.
Korean artist Yeom Ji-Hee depicts states of uncontrollable emotional excess (or hysteria) as opportunities for change rather than wholly debilitating experiences. More mixed media works from “From Hysteria – To The State of Drive” below.
Love this daily drop cap project by illustrator Jade Schulz, a Korean-born nomadic artist, currently based in Maryland. Drop caps are those big capital letters that start chapters in a book. She’s only reached the letter “F” but I’m already hooked. Have a look below at the rest of the letter so far.