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Exhibition news: Bate’s Room – Shin Kiwoun at The Old Police Station

It’s nice to have Hanmi Gallery back with an exhibition – though this one is curated at the Old Police Station in Deptford.

Shin Kiwoun: Bate’s Room

The Old Police Station | 114 Amersham Vale | London SE14 6LG
15th December – 5th January 2016
Opening event: 23rd December 5pm

Bates Room poster

Hanmi Gallery are pleased to announce ‘Bate’s Room’, Shin Kiwoun’s exhibition at The Old Police Station.

Shin Kiwoun’s work explores the concepts of time, existence, reality, and illusion. In series’ such as Reality Test, Shin does this by dramatically decelerating time in short video installation films. In slow, high definition, Shin presents us with crash events that replace people with children’s toys and objects from popular culture. With seconds stretched into minutes, viewers are given long deliberation on every movement and detail of the destruction. Splattered liquid, shattered glass, human reactions, all provide intense and individual precise interest, and can be depthfully analysed. This unnatural or peculiar perspective, alongside the virtual distance inherent in video media does however imply the importance of our removal – we can synthesize the meticulous specificity of the event without having to experience its consequences. This allows Shin to come back to the ponderence on reality.

Bates Room image

The exhibition runs from the 15th December – 5th January 2016


(automatically generated) Read LKL’s review of this event here.

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