Minjung Kim
Experimental Artworks to Visualize Uncanny


Un-commissioned | New Talent

Why did you make this work:
This work is a study made to understand anxiety from an existentialist point of view as originating from the concept of 'Uncanny' in psychoanalysis and to implement it in a visual form. It is realistic and familiar, but the more you look into it, the more it slides somewhere. I tried to loosen the consciousness of the viewers by twisting the flow of thoughts by strangely deviating from the logic.

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How did you make this work:
In order to capture the ambiguous concept of Uncanny in the image, I approached the work in the form of play through 'accidental'. After loosening my consciousness through music, I directed my unconsciousness to be expressed as an image by an arbitrary chain and combination of images that come to mind intuitively.

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The Graduate School of Hongik University
Major in Visual Communication Design
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