Recurring

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Photos by Nam Kiyong

Recurring, 2013. Illuminated signs, eight parts, 117 × 225 cm; 108 × 108 cm; 297 × 225 cm; 36 × 225 cm; 153 × 225 cm; 198 × 135 cm; 135 × 198 cm; and 135 × 198 cm. Exhibited in Dream Society, curated by Suh Jinsuk as part of the Brilliant Art Project by Hyundai Motors, Culture Station Seoul 284, 20 April–26 May 2013.

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Photos by Nam Kiyong

1. In the film Abre los ojos (1997), the protagonist realizes he’s actually dreaming, after experiencing strange things recurring in his dre

2. We often talk about how something’s too good to be true. “Is it real or am I just dreaming?” If you look up “real” in a dictionary, it’ll

3. In reality, we always think art and design should be publicly answerable. In our dreams, it means more paperwork for accounting and consu

4. “Recurring” captures moments of disappointment and frustration we’ve experienced as designers. Too banal to be nightmares, they’re glitch

5. The world we dream of is beautiful and flat. “The high-resolution mankind-floral-nightmare” (Lim Geun-jun). Seamless, we think, until the

6. We believe design and art can change the world. We believe it’s a dream. We believe in no dreams, but waking up from them by interpretati

7. In the film Abre los ojos (1997), the protagonist realizes he’s actually dreaming, after experiencing strange things recurring in his dre

8. We often talk about how something’s too good to be true. “Is it real or am I just dreaming?” If you look up “real” in a dictionary, it’ll

9. In reality, we always think art and design should be publicly answerable. In our dreams, it means more paperwork for accounting and consu

10. “Recurring” captures moments of disappointment and frustration we’ve experienced as designers. Too banal to be nightmares, they’re glitc

11. The world we dream of is beautiful and flat. “The high-resolution mankind-floral-nightmare” (Lim Geun-jun). Seamless, we think, until th

12. We believe design and art can change the world. We believe it’s a dream. We believe in no dreams, but waking up from them by interpretat