In 2008, following a period of itinerant existence during which she made her home wherever she was exhibiting, Jewyo Rhii decided to settle in a studio in the Itaewon area of Seoul. The artist, selected for the UK’s New Contemporaries in 2000 and included in the Korean Pavilion’s group show at the 2005 Venice Biennale, quickly realised that her newfound existence seemed somehow no less precarious, struggling to negotiate the neighborhood and various oppressive conditions of her studio. This tension,…
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