Author: Jonathan Lee

Seeds of Control

Seeds of Control is a three channel video work centering around the themes of diaspora, Korean history, and ecology. The piece is about how landscapes and nature are clearly shaped through politics. In this specific context I explore how trees and forests are used as political instruments to oppress marginalized peoples in Korea throughout different power structures

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How to make Kimchi or How to be Korean

 investigate themes of family, heritage, and god through audiovisual language in video art and film. The goal of my work is to understand how the divine and spiritual are entrenched in the personal. I seek to create new cinematic images that continue in the line of filmmakers like Andrey Tarkovsky, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, and Eduardo Williams,

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