PIE-IZATION, Jin Joo Chae

Jin Joo Chae's show THE CHOCO PIE-IZATION OF NORTH KOREA  just opened at Julie Meneret. Screen printed chocolate is pretty hard to resist. According to the gallery

She is interested in the way that American news represents international events, especially the tense dynamics between North and South Korea.  Using fragile and fragrant media such as burnt newspaper and screen-printed chocolate, she manipulates dominant political narratives to suggest more complex and physically embodied realities.


Jin Joo Chae, CHOCO PIE WITH MARSHMALLOW CREAM, 2013
DARK CHOCOLATE AND CHOCOLATE SYRUP ON NORTH KOREAN NEWSPAPER (RODONG SINMUN: NEWSPAPER OF THE WORKERS)
21.5 X 16 IN

"The sweet taste of Capitalism with Communist cream" 
Jin Joo Chae, BETWEEN THE LINES (22 X 24 X 7 IN)
THE NEW YORK TIMES NEWSPAPERS, SEE THROUGH MIRROR

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