Do Ho Suh at Victoria Miro

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South Korean artist Do Ho Suh has lived in Seoul, NY, Berlin and London so changing homes and the impact it has on identity are familiar concepts to him. Exhibited for the first time at Victoria Miro in London, Passage/s features new works created through a process in which Suh’s signature architectural pieces are compressed into two-dimensional ‘drawings’. These colourful and delicate surfaces reveal both beauty and fragility. “I see life as a passageway, with no fixed beginning or destination,” says Suh. “We tend to focus on the destination all the time and forget about the in-between spaces. But without these mundane spaces that nobody really pays attention to, these grey areas, one cannot get from point a to point b.”

Image: installation view, Do Ho Suh: Passage/s. Photography: Thierry Bal. Courtesy the Artist, Lehmann Maupin, New York and Hong Kong, and Victoria Miro,
London © Do Ho Suh