Myung Gyun You
The Lotus Land, 2013Plastic bags, wire, lumber, steel26' × 24' × 21'
A monumental bright and energetic piece, The Lotus Land creates a harmonious connection with both nature and human society through an unlikely material — 15,000 plastic bags. Standing thirty feet in the air with a diameter of nearly 30 feet, the form is both non-representational and seemingly boundless. The continuous fluttering of the loosely woven blue bags creates a feeling of endless space that emanates from the unseen center of the work and adds an ephemeral quality of natural energy.
Sep 8, 2013 – Mar 31, 2014 EAF13: 2013 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition