PART-TIME SUITEWait for Me in a Crashing Airship, 2016, still image of 360-degree VR video with color and sound: 16 min 45 sec. Courtesy the artists.

Young & Emerging: New Narratives

In 2009, three graduate students rented a musty, water-damaged basement in Seoul and invited guests to the space. As visitors descended the steps in galoshes provided by the trio, they first saw that the room was entirely flooded. Appearing like a black, inky sheet of silk, the water perpetuated an overwhelming sense of abandonment emanating from the hidden space, which was marked with brown stains due to leakages from the restaurant upstairs.

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