He made a Fortress from his House
War is a profoundly destructive force with a shadow that is cast long into the future. The Korean War began in 1950 and divided the Korean peninsula, separating families and a people along physical and ideological lines. The war has never ended. 
Through my unique perspective as an artist that grew up during the Northern Irish ‘Troubles’ and has now been living in South Korea for a decade, ‘He made a Fortress from his House’ explores the points of tension that arise in society as a result of conflict; primarily how conflict can become normalised and embedded into the everyday. The images act as both literal representation of the insidious nature of continuing conflict and metaphorical representation of the pervasive influence of conflict on the psychology of a society. 
The project explores the idea of the ‘elephant in the room’, the concept of a ubiquitous and inescapable force that is overlooked or ignored in everyday life in order to maintain some level of normalcy and the idea that the psychology of repression can work on the scale of an entire society. 
Yeoheng Magazine
Embark on a captivating journey of exploration as the artist presents their latest project, encapsulating the essence of a travel magazine while focusing on a singular locale: their home city.
Within the pages of this project, the artist extends an invitation to delve into the nuanced intricacies and often overlooked splendours of your own home town. Through meticulous curation and artistic reinterpretation, each facet of the space is showcased as a destination ripe for exploration.
Conceived of during the global pandemic, yeoheng magazine serves to confront the sudden reality that we all faced: a world in which you can't travel. taking this remarkable situation as a starting point, the artist sets out to explore his home city in intricate detail and provide a rallying call for the world to do the same.
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