Boundaries, transformation, memory and redefining ancestral trauma are recurring themes in my work, where public spaces become a container in which to examine patterns. The life of each participant becomes a vital element in an immersive narrative - combining movement, music and more recently sculpture, video and installation. Coupling my experience as a Korean adopted into a Japanese American family and a fascination for admission, the pieces are created to facilitate meaningful dialogue and engagement, highlighting our common human condition, our need for connection.

The performances are inspired by my journey of identity defining, researching my ancestry, and the circumstances and politics in which I was adopted under often communicating what it feels like to be tied between the two cultures I have been raised in and the perpetual limbo lack of belonging creates, while recalibrating my own sexuality, a symbol of redemption for my birth mothers lack of choice. 

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