Youngho Kang: FIGURING OUT ON EMPY
12.10 - 27.10.18
Am I photographing the mirror or is the mirror photographing me?
The camera and mirror crashed head on, resulting in an image that both was and was not me. Number ‘99’
means the image represents “almost me.” Hence the title ‘99 Variations.’
My method of image creation is “documentary fine art photography” - a fusion of two existing genres. Never
using digital editing, I search for images with my imagination and the structure of discovered archetypes. It is
similar to a kind of anthropology and archaeology, exerted from within myself with my camera serving as an