Overcoming Conflict. War & Peace Fighting & Calm Stress & Relaxation Problems & Solutions. What is conflict? What does conflict look like and feel like in your life?. How have artists approached conflict themes in their art?. Do Ho Suh. Sine/One 2001 Thousands of military dog tags.
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He wants the dog tags to symbolize each individual’s identity, all combined to create one larger- than life figure.
He likes to explore the idea of size and the symbols that objects can have. He questions the identity of people working together and working as individuals.
40,000 dog tags used in this piece. When a soldier passes away the family is given their dog tags so in a way, this robe symbolizes the many soldiers who have died in wars.
2 inch high plastic figurines of people holding up large sheets of plexi-glass.
40,000 photos from his high school year books. Another piece that address the idea of individuals versus the whole.
Visual Symbolism of hands- a universal symbol for help and aid to those who need it.
As you can see, the symbolism is in our own hands!
Used fabric to create a real to life scaled replica of his house in Korea, (called a hanok).
The use of fabric can relate to the welcoming and warm feelings he has when he thinks about his childhood home.