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Meticulously Patterned Tiles of Casper Kang

Casper Kang draws inspiration from the corpus of traditional Korean imagery, reinterpreting & presenting the history of his mother culture as a formal recollection of an alternate past. The Canadian-born, Seoul based Architect-turned-painter’s attraction to the cultural legacy of Korea could very well be described as a child-like fascination that is remarkably uninformed & impartial. His formal intent is objective rather than interpretive, resulting in a detached view towards what the images in his work might traditionally signify or represent. He appropriates & alters (sometimes beyond recognition) traditional Korean imagery in an attempt to create virtual possibilities of his cultural heritage from a perspective that is both antiquated & modern, outside of the restraints of convention or history.
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