Change of Heart (변심)

Cast bronze, plasma-cut steel, aluminum wire, Japanese Okura paper
83 x 37 x 88 inches 

I am attracted to the malleability of steel that allows for fluidity of language. I speak to the recurrence of movement in my personal history via Purkinje cells of the cerebellum. I incorporate Hangul, the Korean alphabet, as a tangible gesture linked to my ethnicity. The inevitable degeneration of our neural structures sometimes feels akin to an act of betrayal against the beauty of one’s accumulated life experiences.