Film: Soo Sunny Park conjures up waves of phosphorescence from glass

Posted by Maisie Skidmore,

Only the most capable creatives can create what feels like an entire parallel universe in a single room inside a gallery, but Korean artist Soo Sunny Park has made this tricky task her niche. Toying with light and space to conjure up waves of rainbows from thousands of squares of prismatic glass tied to a wire frame, she warps our perception of reality into a phosphorescent shimmer of what we know.

This short film captures Soo’s creative process, complete with all the strenuous construction and hours of manipulating wirer cutters necessary to create such an illusion. It seems like hard work, but the hours spent are undeniably worth it for the lightness of the final effect.

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    Soo Sunny Park: Unwoven Light (still)

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    Soo Sunny Park: Unwoven Light (still)

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    Soo Sunny Park: Unwoven Light (still)

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    Soo Sunny Park: Unwoven Light (still)


Posted by Maisie Skidmore

Editorial Assistant Maisie joined It’s Nice That fresh out of university in the summer of 2013 and has stayed with us ever since. She has a particular interest in art, fashion and photography and is a regular on our Studio Audience podcast.