Il-Jin Atem Choi, Untitled (Shame on a...), 2016, Ink on canvas, 170 cm x 180 cm
The artistic practice of Il-Jin Atem Choi, emerges somewhere between the freedom and anonymity of the public space, the power and control of the marked and the aesthetical regime of art. Aware of the present dependency of humanity on commodities and as a critical response to this, Atem Choi works with a limited number of materials and facilities: paper, spray paint, ink, cardboard, canvas and ultimately spaces.
His works on paper, canvas and interior spaces aim at undefining, liberating and deconstructing the given, creating moments of detachment. His interventions in form of graffiti in public spaces, aim at defining, outlining and marking the given, creating points of reference.