"Eve" (stop-motion animation )
to watch the film please click . ( 1 MIN : 11 SEC )
I believe in memory.
Memory shapes a person.
I am also a deeply religious nonbeliever.
The memory and the objects related to it give weight to a person.
It becomes matters effecting the present moments
This body of work is dealing with my loss of family members and the tragic childhood
which defined the first decades of my being
Through the project,
I give these memories a space to become matter itself
then there is a possibility I can be as I am supposed to be.
The making of these projects is a way of exorcising the memories.
As being an observer and the observed for a long stretch of time in these projects,
the observed I (actor) can be free from the actor–observer bias.
The observer “I” is also learning from observing the actor “I” everyday;
these two ends keep the real “I” in balance;
if not so, the “I” tends to fall back into the memory
which has certain power to affect the life I am living.
Gloria Shizico Yi
exhibition work List
1. “Eve”, Kitchen Story- Part I
A short film with sound,
1 minutes and 11 seconds
2. “Lady in No 5”, Kitchen Story- Part II
a film , gravels on the room floor , objects in a room.
Room space: 490x362 cm
3. The Doors/ Chariots
Toilet seats, a film of 100 doors,
Shot in 13 months , July 2013~August 2014
4. Morning Archive
306 pictures taken in 4 years,
Winter 2010~May 13th 2014
5. Morning Archive II / Pit One, Facing East
An installation of 31 sculptures
mixed mediums: utensils, ceramics, metals and bottles
6. “Genesis”- Kitchen Story Part 3,
Mono Etching print on papers (25 on display)
A process of 18 layers on one single zinc plate
69.5x100 (cm), May-August 2014
7. “Mother”- Kitchen Story Part 4
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