'5100: Pentagon' & 'Silent drum'

Hong, Y (2014) '5100: Pentagon' & 'Silent drum'. In: Burning Down the House - Gwangju Biennale 2014, Gwangju, South Korea, 5 September - 9 November 2014.

Item Type: Exhibition
Creators: Hong, Y
Abstract: Two works were presented for the exhibition: 1. 5100: Pentagon was a performance consists of flash mob of voluntaries, arriving in the gallery space to do perform gestures according to a common sound track, to which they have already been exposed through digital media. The principle of flash mob - is the participants’ shared agreement, performance without a leader, participants acting on arrival then disappearing. Participants performing gestures being repeated differently each time by different participants throughout the exhibition period. 2. Silent Drum: Embroidered image on cotton fabric 345x297 cm. This piece addresses a moment in time that has not explored for some period of time. Here, Honh did so by enlarging a found image, constituting a rare look into North Korea firstly published in 1974, and transforming it into an intricately made embroidery work.
Date: 2014
Event Location: Gwangju, South Korea
Number of Pieces: 2
Measurements/Duration: Performance: 15 mins each time
Exhibition Catalogue Title: Burning Down the House

Curated by Jessica Morgan (Curator) and Fatos Ustek (Associate Curator).

Performance choreographed by Sarah Kristiansen and Ann So Kristiansen.

Subjects: N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
Divisions: Bath School of Art, Film and Media
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