Sang-saeng, or compatibility is contrary terms to Sang-geuk,
or incompatibility, which means“water are produced
from metal, trees from water, fire from trees, earth
from fire, and metal from earth again.”in the principles
of the positive and negative and the Five Elements.
And here I made it a proposition, adding a meaning of
conversation which coexists each other and lives together,
and ultimately pursuing the sense of admiration for
primary feature of my work is to juxtapose the things
with different properties - flowers and trees, rocks,
killifish, chairs, hats, and so on. In a broad sense,
it means coexistence and community life between an organism
and an inorganic matter. And in more limited sense,
it expresses the meaning of conversation between the
things with different properties. For example, you can
see the fish that are exercising to look for flowers
and rocks in my pictures.
In our lives, I
think it is the source of a life to share our feeling
of each other's love. Sharing the feeling about our
lives may have the image of conversation based on truth.
my works, I usually use Korean paper or cotton cloth
as a medium of expression with mixed materials such
as watercolors, powder painting, earth powder, acryl
and collage, and so on. And they expresses the image
of the objects by using mixed materials, based on abstract
space constitution dividing colored-space by pale ink
and color painting.