This series is a study continuum on external perspective and the situational gaze (“Gaze I and Identity”). While studying the relationship between gaze and individuals of the society, I see that people’s opinionated perspective influences others, but that it also affects relationships and faith between people in society. 

 The more people become aware of how other people look at themselves, the more they try to package their behavior with pretty excuses. To establish a closer relationship, people hide their inner characters, providing a reasonable cause to the statement that people no longer engage in sincere relationships. In this case, victims are only left with fake selves that are invented through the gaze.

 Now, we face the difficult situation of how we may define faithful or truthful relationships. Here is an upcoming question: Is there any genuine relationship to be believed it as itself? Then what is the truth in a relationship? Wanting to have genuine relationships has turned into a pointless waste of time. 
 This project encourages the viewers to question the real meaning of relationships in society affected by gaze. Therefore, the study of this phenomenon sets the general hypothesis, showing vague relations in our lives so that audiences can interact with it.

Open Invitation, 2015, Stainless steel, Acrylics, 1200*600*1000
 Just like the tale of the fox and the crane, a famous bedtime story educates children on being polite and tells adults that there never can be perfect goodwill without something in return. 
There are plates on the table, and there is nothing that the guest can do. However, audiences can think of what will be returned from the fake table. 

Air Mood Can : How About Your Feeling?,  2015, Installation (Cans, Designed labels, Refrigerator), 650*580*1830

 This work was created in order to sell Canned Air that could change the ambiance. No one would know if the ambiance changed after opening the Can, but it is an experiment to sell an intangible product using people’s implicit consumerism. 

“We sell fresh air with different air: freshness is a bonus, and they are for sale at all times!”

 Bitter Candy, 2015, Sculpture (Sugar, soap, food color, spring, soil cement, flowerpot), 30*30*60

 There is an old saying that goes: “Stranger Danger.” This is a warning which implies that strangers can cause unexpected harm. Considering that one never can fully comprehend strangers, this is a very manipulative phrase at first sight. Korean people put this sentence as “Do not follow a stranger with candies.” Thus, viewers of this situation will believe that the stranger has goodwill to give the child sweets.
“Stranger Danger” is no longer a suitable proverb for children of the modern world. People living in the society of “Neighbor Danger” become more devious as they are constantly observing others. It is deplorable to see people hiding in the frame of others’ perspectives, fading the positive nature and trust between each other.
Therefore, this work, made by soap, lets viewers believe it as sweets like candy and shows random directions in our relationship through springs.  Further, I want to ask my viewers constantly about trust within relationships in our lives through the ordinary elements in this work.

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