Performing Art

Choe U-Ram’s Little Ark at the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Seoul

The black colored Round Table placed in the center of the Seoul Box is supported by 18 headless figures made from straw, and a round head placed on top of the table rolls around intermittently. This is a comparison to the fierce competition to occupy the single head, and the structure where it is impossible to escape from this struggle even if there is no desire for the head. Hovering above are three Black Birds, constructed of pieces cut from recycled cardboard boxes. They rotate slowly around the high ceiling and watch over the struggle taking place below. Who will get hold of the head? Who will be the loser? Who will be able to escape this strife?... READ MORE...

IMPAKT Festival 2021: Modern Love. How technology is changing the way we love

Through a five-day programme of performances, talks, keynotes, panels, film screenings and an exhibition, IMPAKT Festival 2021 explores how virtual developments change the way we meet, date, love—or even break up. Is there a way out from the so-called “cold intimacies” caused by digital technologies? Can artists help us understand the way in which new technologies are affecting love and relationships?... READ MORE...