Busan Biennale 2012
Garden of Learning
Busan Museum of Art, Busan, Korea
22. 09. - 22. 11. 2012

Exhibited works:
Ocean Skirt, 2012
Out There, 2012


Rhythm and flow play an important part in the two works Sunah Choi chose to contribute to "Garden of Learning".

Ocean Skirt is an automated moving device. Based on a choreography that has been written by the artist, it performs continuously the rhythm of the ocean waves that hit Haeundae Beach in Busan. The empirical perception of movement of the ocean waves is here translated into a defined modular pattern, which steers the movement of the curtain and the intervals between them.

In Out There five slide projections show images of particular places in Busan, photographs which the artist has made in her hometown and collected over the years. This archive is interspersed with new pictures taken recently at the same sites, thus giving an account of actual changes befalling the Korean environment and living circumstances, but also hinting at a biographical narrative that is interwoven with the chain of images and the particular framing of each site.