Wonwoo Lee

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  • 2020 Creator
  • 2021 Alumni
Installation Artist

Creator Wonwoo Lee overthrows and modifies various inspirations he gets from the world and throws them back at the world using humor to remind ourselves of the meaning of life.

Creator Wonwoo Lee overthrows and modifies various inspirations he gets from the world and throws them back at the world using humor to remind ourselves of the meaning of life.&nbsp;<br><br>Lee communicates with the audience comes from all walks of life by modifying or completely overthrowing inspirations he gets from various elements of life. Lee uses jokes, slapstick comedy, dark humor that originates from anxiety and depression towards insurmountable circumstances and intentionally ironic situations to stimulate and excite people’s attitude or awareness towards their lives. The situations or atmospheres Lee creates originate from Lee unique, humoristic attitude by which he looks at and responds to the anxieties in our society and they allow people to look back on their own anxieties from a new perspective.<br>Lee has participated in various group exhibitions held at the Hangaram Art Museum of the Seoul Arts Center, Seoul Museum of Art, Art Sonje Center, Amore Pacific Museum of Art and Hyundai Card Storage and, has also held solo exhibitions like 《Well Done, Good Luck》(Alternative Space LOOP, 2012), 《Haenghwatang Resort》(Haenghwatang, 2016), 《What’s the Weather Like Tomorrow?》(PKM, 2017) and 《Lost & Found in the Ball》(Art Sonje Center, 2017). Lee has also participated in residency programs at the Seoul Museum of Art, SeMA Nanji Residency, Goyang Residency of the Korea National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Nars Foundation Residency (New York) and Darling Foundry.

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