Jung Ju Seo
Passage – Glue from glue gun, 2010, glue from glue gun, 250 x 500 x 150cm
Burrow – Brown tape, 2010, brown tape, 200 x 250 x 350cm
Dwelling – Brown tape and Cello tape, 2010-11, brown tape, cello tape and polystyrene, 300 x 300 x 300cm
Debris from Dwelling piece, 2011, brown tape, cello tape and polystyrene, 30 x 30 x 30cm
Debris from Burrow piece, 2010, brown tape and newspaper, 60 x 150 x 80cm
Jeremy’s work is all in the ideas. He contacted factories in countries like China, India or Indonesia and asked them to make a unique version of their mass produced products. The worker was asked to customise the item in such a way as to make it unusable. The correspondence that ensued out of the confusion was funny and poignant. There are people in the world that work very hard for a living, but are never asked to use their imaginations, or think as individuals. Once they got their heads around Jeremy Hutchinson’s bizarre request the resulting objects show ingenuity and a great deal of pleasure in being given an opening to view their world a little differently.