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Extract from Junebum Park’s ‘1 Parking’ 2002

“Like a young boy playing with his toys, Junebum Park guides and protects the people in the miniature play worlds of his video works with touching tenderness. Through a clever shift of perspective, the most ordinary of environments are transformed into extraordinary scenes in which the artist’s hands interfere with the forces and currents of our everyday lives in a way that is both comic and comforting. In I Parking a regular car park becomes a playmat for matchbox-sized cars and miniature people as the artist guides the movement of cars and pedestrians, holding back cars to let people pass and maneuvering vehicles into safe positions.” Experimenta

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