The Word Wide Video Projection – Single Channel Video Art Exhibition
Curator : Yonghee Sung, Hyunsook Ahn
Ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang (north of Seoul) « The Return of the Nameless and Unknown » is the title of single channel video art exhibition which will be shown in part of the PyeongChang Biennale 2017.
The PyeongChang Biennale is an international art exhibition that was established in 2013 by the National Special Act to host the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games as a successful Culture Olympic. After PyeongChang Biennale 2017 is held in February 2017, the exhibition will also be held during the period of 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games.
The theme of the PyeongChang Biennale 2017 of ‘The Five Moons : Return of the Nameless and Unknown’ is an exhibition of providing the private and micro-historical view through the context of contemporary art. Through this exhibition participated by various domestic & foreign artists, the individual lives, trifles and the value in everyday life are shed with new light, and the new view of looking at the future is provided. In this Biennale, the spaces in the everyday life are reorganized into artistic spaces for the intimate relationship with the citizens, and the citizen-participating programs are operated to aim for art inside everyday life and participatory art. Also, the authoritative properties of art are to be broken to find a new direction of the contemporary art. The theme ‘The Five Moons: In the East Sea, the Sky, the Lake, in the Wine Glass and in One’s Eyes’ that is delivered in the hosting region of the exhibition of Gangneung symbolizes the historic site of the region, Gyeongpodae Pavilion.