A project by Bite Back Movement: Seung Youn Lee
Exploring and comparing the two personalities and behaviour engraved in British culture; The 18th century stiff upper lip meets the extreme in club-counterculture.
Interactive wearable objects combine those two opposites, the objects cast colours and lights, shifting from dark to bright, depending on the movement.
This art piece observes how they transform their quiet personalities, to their extreme behaviour and dramatic attitude.
This film by Eva Vestmann is an abstract representation of this exploration.
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This exhibition showcases the most recent work of The Bite Back Movement, Alexander Augustus and Seung Youn Lee, an artist duo who have been working between London and Seoul since 2012. OH MY GOD is a future forecasting show that takes academic predictions of the future of Christianity and manifests them into an imaginative world of future worship. The exhibition will run from March the 1st until the 23rd in 4th exhibition hall, Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art.
Every work in this show is based on skilled hand illustration and printing, and involves fashion, film, photography, screen prints, 3D printing, and a guidebook explaining the context and details of future Christians.
The starting point for this show was the neon red crosses adorning the night sky attached to buildings all over South Korea. From big cities, to little villages, and even tiny islands, these myriad crosses provided the motivation for The Bite Back Movement to imagine the future of Christianity in Korea, which in many ways already felt futuristic. Bite Back has attempted to explain how Christianity will develop in the future based on academic research from the UK, Korea and America, mixed with a study of Bible scripture and their unique imaginations 〝 the show is a synthesis of belief, fact and fiction. From this narrative, they have classified two narratives