Changyeon Lee

Changyeon Lee is a New York-based award-winning artist and director of Studio god’s gift. His practice specialises in kinetic sculpture through the use of mechanical components and natural objects.

The work shown here, A Thousand Breaths, represents human breathing in a form of which Lee refers to as “motion amidst rest.” From the artist’s personal experience of being in a coma, the installations in this series articulate perspectives on the transitory versus the perpetuity.

To watch a video of A Thousand Breaths: Rouge, click here.

Images:
A Thousand Breaths, a kinetic installation utilising Baby’s Breath (Gypsophila Elegans), preserved and dyed, wood, prepared motor, micro-controller and human breath pattern data.