North Korea Series

2014 - 2015
Still Life Parade 2015
Embroidery on Cotton
4600 x 2970 mm.
Collection Seoul Museum of Art
Photo: courtesy SeMA

The North Korea Series addresses moments in history that have been often left unexplored. Found images are enlarged and are intricately embroidered onto fabric, offering a rare look into North Korea.

Silent Drum 2014
Embroidered image on cotton fabric
3450 x 2970 mm

The original image for this piece was found in a 1974 issue of National Geographic.

Photographer H. Edward Kim, was the first American photojournalist to gain entry into North Korea.

After the Big Parade 2014
Embroidered image on cotton fabric
2530 x 1530 mm