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.
Interview with International Artist Karen Thomas
Karen Thomas (b.1963) is acclaimed world-wide for her pop-culture figures and loosely dynamic painting style. We speak with the painter about her distinguishable style and recent projects.
Carolina Mizrahi is an art director, photographer and set designer whose cross-disciplinary practice traverses a line between fine art and commerce.