Body Containers come to life in Seoul

Notes

Photo documentation (12 photographs) of Movana Chen’s Body Containers. Performed by Movana Chen and Euan Park on 4th and 5th September 2010, also exhibited as film and sculpture in the Fasion and Art Biennale in Seoul. Film and Photographs by James Vyner at www.ichikoo.com. See www.movanachen.com/pj_10_2.htm for more details.Movana’s work involves the simple act of knitting thousands of shreds of otherwise disposable magazine paper together into various structures, clothing and containers as a defiant act of resistance to consumer culture.

Artist / Author Movana Chen, Euan Park
Publisher James Vyner
Reference P1512
Date 2010
Type Publication

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