Jimin Hong: Artist Statement & Bio
Four of the six ceramic pieces are part of a series. This series explores the idea of making light of dark subject matter; each work presents an uncomfortable tale, juxtaposed with a “cute” aesthetic. This “cute” aesthetic veils dark subject matter, creating a sense of the uncanny that draws the viewer in.
Jimin Hong is an emerging ceramic artist from Sydney, Australia. She explores clay form through abstract figures. Jimin attempts to create characters that harnes a “cute” aesthetic to draw the audience into the work, only to unveil a darker subject matter.