Sleeepless

This is actually another take on the previous image, with a same story but in a different perspective. This is it in the WOMEN OF WAR series for now. I will come back to it another time with more materials and it won't just be limited to the Korean comfort women issue. Have a happy … Continue reading Sleeepless

Something Wicked…

Once they arrive at the comfort camp the girls were separated and each were put into a room. Then the soldiers would come in one by one and have their turns for certain amount of time. According to some of the testimonies of the survivors, some of the soldiers were quite brutal and would beat … Continue reading Something Wicked…

Circle of Blood

This was actually the first image in the series I had completed, using a monoprinting method where I paint on a plexiglass plate and then lay down a flat piece of printing paper to get a blotchy texturous effect of the lines, which I believed enhances the dark nature of the subject matter. I painted … Continue reading Circle of Blood

Under the Blood Red Sun

As you know the flag of Japan is white with bright red dot in the center, but in the old days especially during the early 20th century there were red rays around it to make it appear like shining sun. But to the victims and survivors of the dreadful days of Japan's brutal occupation of … Continue reading Under the Blood Red Sun

Not My Daughter!

I have learned that not only the girls were lured to the comfort camp, but in some cases they were also taken by force from their household. Because not all the girls were gullible enough to fall for the army's deceptive job offers, and there are some mothers who refused to send their daughters away … Continue reading Not My Daughter!