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Korean Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale
May 23, 2013 2:43PM

To Breathe : Bottari, 2013

To Breathe: Bottari presents the empty space of the Pavilion, inviting only the bodies of the audience to encounter the infinite reflections of light and sound.

The artist invites audiences to be the live and active performers, experiencing a personal sensation and awareness that reveals the extremes of light and darkness, sound and soundlessness, the known and the unknown. This installation questions visual knowledge as the known and darkness as the unknown - that originates from human ignorance- through two visual extremes that are connected as part of a whole. 

The Korean Pavilion will become a physical and psychological sanctuary, questioning the conditions of civilization in this era.

Images: To Breathe: Zuoz, 2010, Courtesy: Galerie Tschudi & Kimsooja Studio.

Korean Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale