Create your own prop for relating ‘I’ and ‘others’ using a variety of materials including scrap fabric, found objects and your imagination with artist Young In Hong.
These monthly activity sessions are led by artists and take place in the Spike Island Café. Visitors of all ages and abilities can try out new techniques and approaches to making art, from drawing and painting to collage, sculpture and animation and are invited to drop in any time during the session.
Young In Hong is an artist working with textile, drawing, installation, performance, sound and project in the public space. Although her use of medium vary, her concern is focused on questioning the practice of ‘equality’ through working with marginalised cultural practices of South Korea.
Young In’s work often begins with researching photo archives of historical events or a certain time and space in the past associated with collectively formed memory. Collaboration is a crucial part of her work enabling her to explore unexpected and less appreciated areas of visual language.
Young In’s work has been introduced at the Exeter Phoenix (2018), Korean Cultural Centre UK (2017), Turner Contemporary, Margate (2017), Block Universe, London (2017), Grand Palais, Paris (2016), Cecilia Hillström Gallery, Stockholm (2016), ICA London (2015), Maraya Art Centre, Sharjah (2015), PLATEAU, Seoul (2014) and Gwangju Biennale (2014) among many other international venues. She has recently been shortlisted for the Korean Artist Prize 2019.
Young In is currently working as a senior lecturer in Contemporary Arts Practice, at Bath Spa University.