CLUMPLING

Crumpling
Beomsik WON

When a writer is dissatisfied with a manuscript, he or she may crumple writing paper up then throw it away. Considering a crumpling action, two meanings could be revealed. One is the negation of value or substance, while the other is hiding perspectives. A writer crumples up paper as a negative meaning. At that instant, flat surfaced writing paper is transformed into a three-dimensional structure and the texts on the paper are mixed, hiding its original meaning.

 


Crumpling 000, 2006. gelatin silver print, 140x110cm

 


Crumpling 001, 2011. archival pigment print, 50x50cm

 


Crumpling 002, 2011. archival pigment print, 50x50cm

 

 

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