Get This! Gallery
Gyun Hur’s installation, Repose, constructed a delicate visual space engaging the fragility of memory, rupture of loss, and violence that can accompany mourning. Across the floor, and on a transparent acrylic shelf lining two walls of the space, Hur carefully arranged colorful stripes of finely shredded silk cemetery flowers in a pattern that recalled her Korean mother’s wedding quilt. She remembers gazing at that quilt as a child in Korea, wondering about the wedding night and the love shared by her parents. In Hur’s memory, she sometimes looks down on the quilt laying across her parents’ bed, as if she were flying above. For Repose, she had a special window cut in the gallery wall so that viewers could gaze down on the..see the full review in January/February’s magazine.