Diana Seo Hyung Lee
is a writer and translator based in New York City
TAUBA AUERBACH, How to Spell the Alphabet
By Diana Seo Hyung Lee
Ecstatic Alphabets/Heaps of Language
Tauba Auerbachs How to Spell the Alphabet is an ink and pencil drawing on pale pink paper. It is 30 inches tall and 22 inches wide. Completed in 2005, the drawing is currently on view at the Museum of Modern Art in the Ecstatic Alphabets/Heaps of Language exhibition.
Jesse Chun: SULLAE 술래By Diana Seo Hyung Lee
Jesse Chun interrogates systems of power, which necessitates an interrogation of language. English, the common or universal tongue, is often at the forefront of Chuns practice.
Jesse Chun and Tiffany Jaeyeon Shin: stain begins to absorb the material spilled onBy Diana Seo Hyung Lee
One may feel like an intruder walking into Jesse Chun and Tiffany Jaeyeon Shins stain begins to absorb the material spilled on at DOOSAN Gallery. Perhaps this is caused by encountering Tiffany Jaeyeon Shins Onggi (as if from a firm esophageal column) (2019) at the entrance, a gathering of Korean glass onggi vases on a bed of soil that have an authoritative aura in their multitude and containment. There is a sense of walking into the midst of a process that does not readily reveal itself.