Repose

2010 / Hand-Shredded Silk Flower Petals, Acrylic-glass shelves
15 ft x 14 ft x 18 ft x 40 in

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Collected silk flowers are carefully disassembled and hand-shredded by the artist and a community of people around her. The pattern produced by this labor-intensive installation beckons memories of the past and inherent ephemeral comfort. A small window allows a viewer to have an aerial view of the installation, representing the idea of ‘lens of a child.’

Atlanta, GA / Get This! Gallery

Fox, Catherine, “Life and death: Jiha Moon at Saltworks, Gyun Hur at Get This!,” ArtsCriticATL, February 11, 2010

Mills, Sean, “Gyun Hur uses labor-intensive construction to create a colorful blanket for Repose,” Examiner, January 25, 2010