Publisher: Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern
Year: 2005
Artist: CHUN~Kyungwoo
Author: Berg, Minseong Kim, interview with the artist by Susanne Pfeffer~Stephan
ISBN: 3-7757-1701-3

Hardcover, 104 pp., 68 ill. in colour.
245 x 305 mm, german & englisch

Underlying the photographs and video performances of Kyungwoo Chun,
a native of Seoul born in 1969, is very often the phenomenon of time
and the various ways in which we apprehend it. Time, for the artist, is
what we as individuals actually live. Chuns exceptionally intense
portraits, some of which took several hours to expose, are neither
character studies, nor do they seek to portray in the conventional sense
of the word. What rather happens is that the photographer and his
subjects enter into a dialogue which, as Stephan Berg has observed,
culminates in a picture in which not only the photographer himself and
the person photographed, but also the time they have spent together are

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