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Seomy Ahn

Seomy Ahn

Statement

"땅따먹기(Hopscotch)" is a documentation of performance done in Hiketa, Japan. This performance action explores ideas of land ownership, politics, and social class through interactive play. 땅따먹기[Ttang-tta-meog-gi/Hopscotch] is a performance derived from this game of hopscotch, leading a single player to work circling an endless loop in pursuit of something that cannot be obtained. The hopscotch court is installed in a parking lot and is interactive, inviting the audience to contemplate these ideas through play.

Bio

Seomy Ahn is an interdisciplinary artist primarily working with fiber materials. She is currently pursuing her MFA at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in the Sculpture department. Through installations of woven textiles, wooden structures, and performance, her work reorients bodily circulation within transitional spaces such as stairs and revolving doors.

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