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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I Don’t Know What to Say (2019)

Samuel and Olivia Ellina, Emma & Danielle Sagarika & Sizo Marta & Mrunal Artist Statement “Keoi mm sek gong” “Sek teng mou?”  “I bē bêng-pe̍k” I was surrounded by mouths moving with familiar-unfamiliar tongues, words I had always heard, but never understood. Back then, it was easier to tune their voices out, easier to choose

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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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A short experimental piece on familial disconnection, homesickness, and longing for connection. This piece is a compilation of voice messages from my mother. It deals with the issues that come with being away from home. It portrays how mothers are always worried, tired, and concerned for their children. How habitual we are as human beings,

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