Jeon, Yong-Seok (Art Critic)


The focus of JeongMee Yoon at the zoo. The gaze starts from the subject motive located outside of the picture. It is a self-gaze that started from an active projection of substitution between the subject and the animal locked in the zoo.

Selection of desolate place, contrast of tone, mild composition, all works as suppressing factors from the inclination to the outside. All pictures are to be a self-portrait, yet it is most interesting to feel the artist`s empathy to the subject, while at the same time, relying on audience participation regarding reenactment through photography, since it gives indomitable will to overcome the fate as a subject or image...