I love the calm, alert, thoughtful trance that comes when I'm making things. It's a relaxed form of concentration that happens when I'm reading also but that's a more receptive and interpretative mind space. Creating especially visual art, utilizes imagery, mythology, legendary tales, symbolism, spirituality and the dream world, the collective unconscious. I love dream... Continue Reading →
I used to photograph myself for class projects in my college photography class, mostly because I couldn't find willing models and it became a form of self-reflection. I learned black and white photography the old school way with red lights and dark rooms, liquid light images magically appearing like ghosts. I loved the experience. You... Continue Reading →
Half a life escapes me and I wander around watching my shadow eclipse my name. All images c2018 Judy Eun Kyung Kim
In a past life maybe I was a court dancer, twirling fuschia, turquoise gold, silk listening bowl, the threads of shining fabric sing like a rose.
The Korean Fan Dance is very elegant to see in a live performance. The dancer spins top-like, her dress becomes a floating bell and her fans are feathered, graceful wings, that glide and divide and swim through the air, like a current of joy. I like to work on small canvases usually 4x4 to... Continue Reading →