Our Contemporaries

Our Contemporaries

Our Contemporaries
[European Premiere]
Mookyoung Shin
Tramway
9 – 18 November

Friday 9 - Sunday 18
12.00 - 20.00 (except Mondays)
FREE

Hundreds of giant, skeletal, kinetic ‘fingers’ surround you, determinedly tapping on individual desks. As the ‘fingers’ grow more impatient, the sense of tension builds, climaxing in a mind-blowing cacophony of sound. Korean artist Mookyoung Shin has created Our Contemporaries in response to a growing sense of the repetitive nature of everyday life. This eerie and disquieting piece poses metaphysical questions about the dreams and ideals of individuals, living increasingly constrained and monotonous lives in a modern society.

Image: Kim Sunsoo