Soi Park

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Buscar Trabajo_Task One_40X50 inches, Archival Pigment Print
Buscar Trabajo_Task Two_40X50 inches, Archival Pigment Print
Buscar Trabajo_Task Three_40X50 inches, Archival Pigment Print
Buscar Trabajo_Task Four_40X50 inches, Archival Pigment Print
Buscar Trabajo_Task Five_40X50 inches, Archival Pigment Print
Soi
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Artist's Statement

" Buscar Trabojo" is a photography project, which examines and reinterprets my own experience as a daughter of an estranged father. I installed job fliers around day labor pick-up locations and waited until they approached me. By playing the role of a director to create the scenes that represent my elusive father, I seek and try to realize compassion, desperation, inescapability and alienation in a real way.

* Buscar Trabajo is a Spanish classified advertising title for people who are looking for work.

Bio/Resume

Soi Park was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea. She received her BFA from SUNY Purchase College in 2007 and completed her MFA in photography from Yale University in 2011. She has been featured in Art Chicago 2011, New Insight by Susanne Ghez, director of the Renaissance Society, and Spectra 2010 by Silvermine Art Center. She is also the recipient of the Alice Kimball English Traveling Fellowship. She currently lives and works in New York City.