Cocoon 2012

Paper, wood, iron, and halogen lamps with electronics
117 x 89 x 58 cm 




The cocoon shell represents the wish of rebirth: the material for the crust, the old diary entries were selected, which were printed on Chinese paper and gelatinized around a thin wooden frame. The cocoon has two openings at the ends, allowing viewers to see and read excerpts of my Korean-written diary entries inside the work.
Although the body externally looks very similar to an Asian paper lamp, which transparent the light. With daylight, this work is illuminated from the bottom by five halogen lamps installed in the base.