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僑福芳草地畫廊:【一不小心 Oops】李承九個展 Seung Koo Lee's Solo Exhibition

  • 展期:2017-12-23 ~ 2018-02-11
  • 地點:仁愛路四段115號1樓
  • 參展藝術家:李承九 Seung Koo Lee

芳草地畫廊榮幸地宣布,韓國藝術家李承九個展「一不小心」將於2017年12月16日在北京僑福芳草地內的新空間開幕,繼2014年藝術家首次個展「小學一年級」後,此次是李承九在芳草地畫廊舉辦的第二次個展,將呈現其近年的代表作《DDINGGU》系列、《DDINGGU-HERO》系列以及全新的互動系列作品。

「一不小心」,一句通俗的漢語用詞作為展覽題目,對韓國藝術家李承九來說是什麽心情和語境?談到多年在外的學習和工作經歷時,李承九說一切都是「一不小心」,沒有提前的計劃,也不是有意為之。

在韓國結束了雕塑系本科後,李承九去德國留學,7年後來到中國,在中國已經有10個年頭了。李承九用兒時的外號「DDINGGU」命名一隻小狗,讓它成為藝術家創作中最具標誌性的圖像。對藝術家來說,《DDINGGU》是一種出口,幫助他突破各種界限,釋放困境中形成的自我壓抑情緒。可以說,《DDINGGU》在某種意義上象徵著藝術家為了像成人一樣生活而長期壓抑的自我身份。

「一不小心」,我們在生活中就有了責任,不得不成為超級英雄,但人人的內心都渴望回歸自由的天性。激烈的社會競爭帶來了巨大的壓力,我們每天忙於各種工作,似乎忘記了內心深處的這種渴望。在這裡,藝術家讓他暖心而快樂的《DDINGGU》告訴我們,一切都會過去,所有的結局都會好的。

12月初冬已至,又將迎來全新的一年,台北僑福芳草地畫廊於2017年12月23日也將開幕「一不小心」同名個展,會持續與大家一同分享藝術家李承九和《DDINGGU》的精彩故事!

Parkview Green Art is pleased to announce the opening of Korean Artist Seung Koo Lee’s solo exhibition ”Oops” in the new space in Beijing on 16th December 2017. This exhibition, the artist’s second solo exhibition at Parkview Green Art in Beijing following the first one ”The First Grade” in 2014, will present his representative artworks ”DDINGGU”, “DDINGGU-HERO” and the newest interactive creations.

What was on the artist’s mind when choosing such a common word in everyday conversation as “Oops” to be the title of the exhibition? When asked about his years’ study and work abroad, Lee answered that it was all “by chance”, not following any special plan or intention.

After majoring in Sculpture in a university in Korea, Lee studied in Germany for seven years, and has been active in China for 10 years thereafter. “DDinggu”, his most representative artworks, is named after his childhood nickname, hinting that “DDinggu” somehow represents the identity the artist has hidden so far while acting like a grown-up. “DDinggu” is an outlet to him to break out from the boundaries and release the inhibition he imposed onto himself whenever he is up against the wall. Here we can see “DDinggu” making funny and mischievous expression on his face, scampering around freely and doing whatever he wants. “DDinggu” gives the catharsis through which the artist expresses his unrestrained pleasure, excitement and happiness in life.

‘Oops!” we assume heavy responsibility in life and are forced to become a super hero, but secretly, we wish to go back to our inborn freedom. Such yearning is all too often forgotten in our daily grind under the severe competition against all others, but Lee reassures us that it might all work out in the end showing us his heart-warming and cheerful “DDinggu”.

In December when winter is here with the upcoming New Year, Parkview Green Art in Taipei is going to present Seung Koo Lee’s solo exhibition under the same tile on 23th December, 2017 to share with everyone the excellent story about the artist and his “DDINGGU”!