Anna Randal for Art-Sheep
Artists Moon Kyungwon and Jeon Joonho present a new site-specific work titled, “The Ways of Folding Space & Flying” (2015). Commissioned and curated by Lee Sook-kyung, the project is an extension to their ongoing investigation of the world and its function.
The artists explore the role of the artist in a society that rapidly changes and hint on the institutional structure of the Venice Biennale, a fair that functions as a home for international artists, ideas and works. For “The Ways of Folding Space & Flying” Moon and Jeon created a replica of the Korean pavilion, which is a complex piece of architecture, featuring a glass wall designed by Kim Seok-chul and Franco Mancuso, in Korea, and filmed a video about a post-apocalyptic universe.
The title of the work refers to the Taoistic concepts of physical distance and the supernatural ability of moving between time and space. A work about humans’ need to surpass obstacles and physiology the way artists “imagine and challenge physical limitations.”
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