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Meeyoung Kim, an artist based in Seoul, explores the potential of painting as a medium through aesthetic and physical experiments using brushes and paint.

The artist developed ‘wet on wet’ – a technique mainly used in oil painting in which layers of wet paint are applied on top of each other before they have dried. Influenced by the essence of Korean traditional painting, where quick brushstrokes and adjustments in light and shade are crucial, her works emerge from variations of speed, the amount of paint used and the way it’s applied.

As a result, the canvas is filled with sensuous abstract imagery created by these accidental movements. This sense of incompletion becomes a passage to a new world beyond the painting.