Michelle Cho (b. 1992) & June Kim’s (b. 1990) collaborative series look into the ideas of relativity in the everyday, inspired by vivid and structurally expansive architecture. Using photography and digital manipulation, the duo conjure a visual relationship with the self and its multiple identities – transfixed amongst anonymous and almost desolate sets. Performativity plays a significant role within the images; the characters turn away from each other and embrace the walls of the structures, circling around stairs and lying against the stonework in tandem, all the while mirroring one another. Creating an overall sense of emotional consistency, the highly choreographed images look like stills from a cyclical film – where the resolution is just out of reach. The pair’s interest in creating visual symmetry and an almost poetic use of geometry has been widely recognised by the likes of Ignant, Fubiz, Refinery 29 and Elle Decoration. www.other-on.com | www.mkmicho.com.
Aesthetica Art Prize 2016: Call For Entries, Longlisted Artist Mat Hay
True Hunting’s Over was conceived through a desire to develop a free-flowing approach to a creative methodology, wishing to push perceived boundaries of how unrelated contextual, social, historical, or visual sources of inspiration could be channelled to create a single series of images.
Martin Parr: Work and Leisure, A Hepworth Wakefield Touring Exhibition
The photographs of rural Yorkshire made by Martin Parr now lie at the heart of the Hepworth touring exhibition Martin Parr: Work and Leisure, at Firstsite.