Noon Shadow I (2014), emulsion & lime wash on wood, 64 (h) x 82 (w) x 133 (d) cm
During a stay in Korea in 2014 I was invited at short notice to the brand new Artspace gallery (in the Tea Museum) to set up a solo exhibition.
I selected some unused wooden panels from the ongoing construction site. It was a bright and sunny autumn day and just passing noon. As I sanded off the wood I saw shadows from the neighbouring building’s formidable traditional Korean roof falling on to the wooden surfaces. I traced and painted the shadows as fast as I could, capturing the moment of noon.
photos directly above © David Kilburn
Noon Shadow, installation view, Artspace, Seoul, Korea, 2014