Seung Woo Back has produced two series relative to North Korea. One was made in the capital, Pyongyang, during a one-month stay in 2000, but Back had to construct pictures from what the government censors did not destroy. This photograph is from the second series, Real World 2, in which a multilateral force of toy soldiers invades homes in Seoul. Gathering at night, they march across yards and sidewalks and gather in phone booths.


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Artist
Seung Woo Back, Korean, born 1973
Title
#8
from the series Real World 2 (2006)
Date
2006
Medium
Chromogenic print
Dimensions
Sheet: 50 3/8 × 63 in. (128 × 160 cm) Frame: 48 1/4 × 61 1/8 × 1 3/4 in. (122.6 × 155.3 × 4.4 cm)
Credit Line

Gift of the artist and Anne Wilkes Tucker

Current Location
Not on view
Accession Number
2006.677
Classification
Photographs
Provenance

Research ongoing