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Soom (Seung Yul Oh 2014)

Soom (Seung Yul Oh 2014)

Soom (Seung Yul Oh 2014)

This work “Soom” (breath) by Korean-born artist Seung Yul Oh consists of 16 PVC ‘soap bubbles’ (held inflated by a compressor). A close cooperation between artist, designer (John-Troy O’Sullivan) and manufacturer (Fabric Structure Systems). Commissioned by Auckland Art Gallery, supported by Chartwell Trust and Fabric Structure Systems.

I loved the idea and its realisation in the elevated position on the terrace and proximity to the trees, but found the limited space a bit restrictive.

Soom (Seung Yul Oh 2014)

Soom (Seung Yul Oh 2014)

Soom (Seung Yul Oh 2014)

Soom (Seung Yul Oh 2014)

3 Comments

  1. Wow! That’s entirely different!

  2. Intriguing art that does seem to need more surrounding space to appreciate it fully from many perspectives. Love the lighting on the bubbles.

  3. very interesting! be cool if you could get inside them

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