Minhye Chu

Still Structures

3-channel video installation, 4k, stereo, 2020

The three channel video installation focuses on the process of industrialized construction work, especially the work with a scaffolding, which is an essential element of architecture. Building a scaffolding potentially has many different meanings and structures, which are sometimes visible and sometimes hidden. It enables the workers to reach the higher levels and supports human bodies and materials. The working process for different purposes is mostly the same but the structures are often made in a different form. It depends on an object and a place in situ.

Making an exhibition seems like the process of working with a scaffolding: Temporary, mobile, disappearing, expanding, with technical instructions…