Sang-Mi Yoo: Capriccio
Redux Contemporary Art Center in Charleston celebrates the opening of “Capriccio” (an architectural fantasy) by Sang-Mi Yoo, May 15th. “Capriccio” focuses on the ideal home through prints, lasercut wool felts, and their three-dimensional conversions. Her work is based on her childhood memories from Korea and everyday encounters of standardized residential buildings, including her West Texas living experience. Her installations of large-format prints and lasercuts are based upon patterns created from cookie-cutter homes found in Lubbock, Houston and other global locations. The rows of houses and floor plans become abstract constructs subject to gravity and shadow play surrounding the materials, questioning whether the ideal home is a tangible subject or an illusion. The exhibition is on view through June 13th.