Sun-Young Lee

mardi 30 juillet 2013

War Games

“I collect news photographs about different incidents that I find on the Internet, and reconfigure them as miniature models. Then I photograph the model again to produce the same structure and feel as the original photograph. But when I reproduce the scene with the model, the carnage is neutered by the white color, and the details are eliminated because the originals I use are rather small in size. So the artificial, miniaturized forms and the images in the photographs give a sense that is quite different from reality. The scene seems to be as tranquil and beautiful as a Greek ruin—and humanity, so thoughtless and brutal.”

par Comité de rédaction , Ha Tae-Bum et Sun-Young Lee