Commonwealth and Council

Hermy

Young Joon Kwak

Press Release
Young Joon Kwak and Corazon del Sol, Grotto of the Celebration of the Re-Birth of the Free-Form Creatures

Young Joon Kwak and Corazon del Sol, Grotto of the Celebration of the Re-Birth of the Free-Form Creatures

2017

Paint, fabric, fiberglass cloth, resin, granite tile, foam, found objects, water pump, underwater lights, wood, powder blush
Dimensions variable

Young Joon Kwak and Corazon del Sol, Grotto of the Celebration of the Re-Birth of the Free-Form Creatures

Young Joon Kwak and Corazon del Sol, Grotto of the Celebration of the Re-Birth of the Free-Form Creatures

Young Joon Kwak and Corazon del Sol, Grotto of the Celebration of the Re-Birth of the Free-Form Creatures

Young Joon Kwak and Corazon del Sol, Grotto of the Celebration of the Re-Birth of the Free-Form Creatures

Vaginis Light

Vaginis Light

2017

Hydrocal, resin, light bulb, light cord, foam, paint
29 x 12 x 20 inches

Young Joon Kwak and Kim Ye, Where I Am My Own Mother, Where My Mother Is Me

Young Joon Kwak and Kim Ye, Where I Am My Own Mother, Where My Mother Is Me

2017
HD video, color, sound, 15 minutes 3 seconds
Videography: Abigail Collins, Jacinto Astiazarán
Sound: Jeepneys & Whiteboy Scream, Corazon del Sol & Barbara T. Smith, Marvin Astorga
[Dog Rock] Sculpture: Corazon del Sol
Contains footage from Mutant Salon’s Festival De Las Muertas, 2016

Young Joon Kwak and Christopher Richmond Baby Girl

Young Joon Kwak and Christopher Richmond Baby Girl

2017

Archival pigment print, fiberglass cloth, resin, bondage tape
21 x 19 x 3 ¾ inches
Unique 

Vaginis Wreath

Vaginis Wreath

2017

Cold-cast aluminum, resin, soil, rocks
10 ½ x 11 x 2 ½ inches

Lying Hermaphroditus

Lying Hermaphroditus

2017
Fiberglass, resin, acrylic paint, clear acrylic spray
69 x 24 x 13 inches 

Lying Hermaphroditus, detail

Lying Hermaphroditus, detail

Installation view

Installation view

Installation view

Installation view

Installation view

Installation view

Face Wipe II (Traviesa) and Face Wipe III (Corazon)

Face Wipe II (Traviesa) and Face Wipe III (Corazon)

2017

Fiberglass cloth, liquid and powder make-up, resin
13 x 12 x 9 inches

2017

Fiberglass cloth, liquid and powder make-up, resin
19 x 9 ½ x 11 ½ inches 

Remote Vaginis

Remote Vaginis

2017

Cast resin, paint, epoxy clay
7 x 3 ½ x 7 inches

Vaginis Canal Growths

Vaginis Canal Growths

2017

Cold-cast aluminum, resin, rocks, soil
9 ½ x 9 x 8 ½ inches

Installation view

Installation view

Brown Rainbow Eclipse Explosion

Brown Rainbow Eclipse Explosion

2017

Cast aluminum, welded aluminum rods, resin, glass mirror tiles, acrylic mirrors, epoxy putty, acrylic paint, motor, steel chain and hardware, custom LED light, shadow
31 x 31 x 31 inches

Brown Rainbow Eclipse Explosion, detail

Brown Rainbow Eclipse Explosion, detail

Brown Rainbow Eclipse Explosion, detail

Brown Rainbow Eclipse Explosion, detail

Brown Rainbow Eclipse Explosion, detail

Brown Rainbow Eclipse Explosion, detail

Hermaphroditus’s Reveal I

Hermaphroditus’s Reveal I

2017

Fiberglass cloth, resin, cast resin, gold enamel
42 x 28 x 33 inches

Hermaphroditus’s Reveal I, detail

Hermaphroditus’s Reveal I, detail

Hermaphroditus’s Reveal I, detail

Hermaphroditus’s Reveal I, detail

Beer Can Vaginis

Beer Can Vaginis

2017

Granite tile, cast resin, silver leaf, aluminum
5 ½ x 12 x 12 inches

Beer Can Vaginis

Beer Can Vaginis

Hermy Gaze

Hermy Gaze

2017

LED light, fiberglass cloth, resin, epoxy clay, paint
76 x 16 x 8 inches

Hermaphroditus' Reveal II

Hermaphroditus' Reveal II

2017

Fiberglass cloth, resin, epoxy clay, silver leaf, paint
39 x 24 x 7 inches

Hermaphroditus' Reveal II, detail

Hermaphroditus' Reveal II, detail

 Face Wipe IV (David)

Face Wipe IV (David)

2017

Fiberglass cloth, liquid and powder make-up, resin
18 x 17 x 16 inches

 Herma Herculine

Herma Herculine

2017

Pigmented plaster, resin, MDF
41 x 16 x 18 inches

 Herma Herculine, detail

Herma Herculine, detail

Pinwheel Vaginis

Pinwheel Vaginis

2017

Cast resin, paint
3 x 3 x 2 inches 

C&C Vaginis

C&C Vaginis

2017

Cast resin, paint
2 x 13 ½ x 2 inches

Trans-Creation Relic

Trans-Creation Relic

2017

Cold-cast aluminum, resin, soil, rocks
5 x 14 x 6 inches

Installation view

Installation view

Installation view

Installation view

Installation view

Installation view

Inverted Vaginis Masturbator I

Inverted Vaginis Masturbator I

2017

Hydrocal, resin, epoxy clay, foam, paint, silver leaf, acrylic spray
46 x 12 ½ x 12 ½ inches

 Inverted Vaginis Masturbator II - IV

Inverted Vaginis Masturbator II - IV

2017

Resin, silver leaf, epoxy clay, wood, paint
9 ½ x 9 x 8 ½ inches

Ourobouros

Ourobouros

2017
Fiberglass cloth, resin, epoxy clay, paint, silver leaf
25 x 24 x 1 ½ inches 

Ouroboros, detail

Ouroboros, detail