The Sea Finally Draws near with Solace: Regarding Photos of Youngjae Kim
Photography Critic: Youngjune Lee
Sea has a captivating power that draws people. It might be because the sea is where humanity was born in the beginning. But the sea in our current time is a place of death. One only faces death if he enters the sea to return to where he is originated. Sea seems to be tranquil to the eyes of people who go there for sea bathing, but it is a tough place for those who sail or work. Thus, to be captivated by the sea and make photographic images of it is embedded with antinomy. It might be that...
Route 7 asks..."Have you been living well?"
Art Journalist: Wan Sik Pyeon (The Segye Times)
When we just run straight, we are driven out of the time and pushed away. We regret for 'lateness' at the time when we realize that small things matter in life. It is a human being who suddenly leaves and one day looks himself back from the scenery.
As the family and the scenery that had just been there overlap, he asks himself, "Am I living well?" The pbotographer Kim Young Jae (67) left the road like this. From Busan to Goseong, on the 7th national highway stretching along the East Coast, he captured...