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Sojung Jun’s Green Screen shows at Piccadilly Lights

Following the presentation of a new work by David Hockney at Piccadilly Circus and COEX Kpop Square a couple of months ago, Korean artist Sojung Jun will have a new work presented on the same screens during August:

Green Screen (2021)

1 – 31 August 2021
Piccadilly Lights | CIRCA.ART

Sojung Jun: Green Screen (2021)
Sojung Jun: still from Green Screen (2021)

Sojung Jun transfigures space and time to awaken a dreamlike vision of Korea as a re-united ecotopia. Her work casts light on the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas ‘with pervading senses of frustration and anticipation’.

Starting from 1st August, Green Screen (2021) is presented daily across a global network of screens in London, Tokyo and Seoul.

​🇬🇧 London, Piccadilly-lights at 20:21 BST
🇰🇷 Seoul, Coex K-POP Square at 20:21 KST
🇯🇵 Tokyo, @yunikavision, Shinjuku at 09:00 JST
💻 Online via CIRCA.ART at 20:21 BST

Early Arrival of Future imagines the time of future, while Green Screen visits the past and present as a materialised utopia contemplating exterior space. The two times are superimposed at CIRCA and together construct a non-linear time and space.” – Sojung Jun

Sojung Jun (b.1982, Busan) is an artist based in Seoul, South Korea. She has received her BFA in Sculpture from Seoul National University and MFA in Media Art from the Graduate School of Communication & Art at Yonsei University. Using the language of video and writing, the artist is interested in creating a nonlinear space-time to awake a new awareness on history and the present or in how the changes made in physical boundaries penetrate daily sensorial experiences. In particular, she has produced works that weave and crisscross with her personal experiences by paying attention to people standing on the boundary amid the ruins of modernity and invisible voices. She has newly established what she has fragmented through interviews, historical materials and narratives appropriated from classical texts, and carries out experiments intersecting personal, psychological and aesthetic factors with political ones in life.

The exhibition is organised by CIRCA, a pioneering digital art platform, in partnership with KCCUK. Curated this month by Josef O’Connor in collaboration with the Seoul Museum of Art

Jun is creating a limited edition print, available to purchase for £100 (+VAT where applicable) on the CIRCA website until 31 August 2021. For more info, click here.


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