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Suyeon Na  Brooklyn, NY

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Suyeon Na is a Korean-born artist based in New York. She has worked in various genres according to each series’ theme, ranging from drawing to photography. Though her projects display a broad range of styles and images, their common theme lies in representing the mental states caused by relocation and creating psychological narratives of an alien living in a new country.

In her most recent project, Suyeon transforms daily scenes and locales in America by combining them with traditional materials and visual elements in East Asian art. Language barriers and cultural differences evoked her imagination and motivation to understand the new environment, and inspired her to reconstruct situations and places from her perspective. Also, her installations focus on subverting and transforming domestic spaces that most Americans accept as part of daily life. Suyeon Na’s delicate drawings and evocative installations show a fantastical melding of personal narrative, myth, and architecture.


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Ashlyn

07.23.2010 @ 9:06 AM

trying to make sense of the second one. its kinda thought provoking and weird...but in a great way! its..um like living outside its like a dream.

Vanessa

01.09.2010 @ 6:38 PM

who is coming out from under the bed? I really love the second painting!

Smelly

01.07.2010 @ 4:58 AM

Beautiful and dreamlike - love them

Rachel

01.06.2010 @ 1:01 PM

An amazing & beautiful way to relate what's in your imagination to those who are not.

Kymee

01.05.2010 @ 11:42 PM

This is very beautiful. I applaud you.

Bystander

01.05.2010 @ 10:08 PM

Wow, this is just beautiful... I am speechless, way to go!

John

01.05.2010 @ 9:34 PM

Art is cool. Going to start featuring more artists on my newest blog. Keep an eye out. Great work Suyeon.

Anonymous

01.05.2010 @ 9:08 PM

Beautiful and enchanting. Very abstract and unique...I love it!

Jennifer g.

01.05.2010 @ 8:52 PM

interesting, good job. two very calm, and beautiful works of art

Savont

01.05.2010 @ 7:52 PM

I was taken back to a time of my oun. lovley work.

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