Youjin Um Republic of Korea
Thought III brooch
Piece created for Challenge 2019 Jewelry and Anatomy
Materials brass, felt, acrylic paint
A story in the kaleidoscope
“I live in two worlds.
One is a fantasy kaleidoscope that creates space for itself and unfolds countless nets in it,
and the other is a playful space in which I relax at the end of my hand and express free
silhouettes as my mind moves.
My work is a time of penitence in which contradictions and conflicts are repeated.
In a way, the two worlds may have the same common denominator.
If I keep painting like Gogh, I’ll find out someday…”