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Do Ho Suh Wieland Strasse, 18, 12159 Berlin, Germany–3 Corridors 2011 Polyester fabric and stainless steel armature 92 3/8 x 44 3/4 x 136 3/4 inches. Courtesy the artist and Victoria Miro.

 

 

Nybruket Gallery will present an installation of Korean-born artist Do Ho Suh (b. 1962, Seoul), comprising several works from his fabric Hub-series, as well as a video installation.

Inspired by his peripatetic life, Do Ho Suh has long explored the notion of home as both physical structure and lived experience. His work examines the boundaries of identity and connectivity within the context of a globalized world.

Meticulously replicating the architecture of the places in which he has lived and worked, such as his childhood home and Western apartments and studios, Suh’s lifesize scale translucent fabric structures give form to ideas about migration, transience and shifting identities.

These ideas are conveyed in his Hub works, where transitory, connecting spaces between rooms, such as vestibules and corridors, speak metaphorically about movement between cultures and the blurring of public and private, as well as reflecting on the passage of the artist’s own life.

The exhibition is curated by Kate Smith.

 

Bio:

Do Ho Suh (b. 1962, Seoul, Korea) lives and works in London. He received a BFA in painting from Rhode Island School of Design in 1994 and an MFA in sculpture from Yale University in 1997. Solo exhibitions of his work have recently been organized at amongst others the Victoria & Albert Museum, Museum Voorlinden, AroS Museum, The Brooklyn Museum, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, The Contemporary Austin, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul and Tate Modern, London (2011).

 

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