Jul 28, 2017
Jul 10, 2017

La Galleria: Seeing and Being Seen

“Jahyun Seo‘s abstractions reflect the time in which we live in very curious ways.”

-The Huffington Post

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La MaMa La Galleria is pleased to present a solo exhibition of new works by Jahyun Seo, opening June 28, 2017 and on view through July 10, 2017. Entitled Seeing and Being Seen, the show features painting, photographs, and installation that wear a process of layering, editing, and transforming. Seo uses the medium of painting as a starting point and reworked into new digital forms. This show will address the diverse layers of media plays in contemporary life.

Jahyun Seo was born in Seoul, Korea and working in New York. She pursued her studies in Textile and Fiber Arts in Paris at Ecole Superieure D’art Neufville Conte and later completed her Ph.D. in Textile Art at Hongik University in Seoul. Her interest in this field inspired her to research and write her dissertation A Theoretical Study on Multi-layered Plane Structure in Contemporary. Her work has been shown at the the Seoul Museum of Art, New York Cast Iron, Cheonglu Arts Center, Gana Art Space, Museum at Seoul Arts Center, Kunst Stock Gallery in Hamburg, Germany, and the Sweden Biennale 2003. Her goal in art is is to express different views of the people living in contemporary times through the harmony of analog design by layering a wide range of media. https://www.seojahyun.net/

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Founded in 1984, La Galleria is a nonprofit gallery committed to nurturing experimentation in the visual arts. La Galleria encourages an active dialogue between new media, performance, the plastic and visual arts, curatorial projects, and educational initiatives. It serves the East Village community by offering diverse programming to an inter-generational audience, and expanding the parameters of a traditional gallery space. As a non-profit, La Galleria is able to provide artists and curators with unique exhibition opportunities that are largely out of reach in a commercial gallery setting.

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