Weighing the Rain

Weighing the Rain

Tempest

These photographs were made across the Korean peninsula over the course of three summers. Their timeline closely overlays with the coming and going of the monsoon season, which acted as both a temporal framework and an extended metaphor for the series.

Within these scenes, the presence of the weather evokes the unique intensity that permeates contemporary Korean society. Pictures flow into one another, drawing attention to the confluence of past and present, the scale and density of the megacity, the respite of the natural landscape, a steep imbalance of gender roles, careful preservation of tradition, the obsessive pursuit of aesthetic perfection, immersion in materialistic culture, the comfort and confines of a collective ideology, and moments of everyday life and labor that quietly suggest sentiments of desire, struggle, and tranquility.

Weighing the Rain

Weighing the Rain

Water Damage, Poem, Weathercast

These photographs were made across the Korean peninsula over the course of three summers. Their timeline closely overlays with the coming and going of the monsoon season, which acted as both a temporal framework and an extended metaphor for the series.

Within these scenes, the presence of the weather evokes the unique intensity that permeates contemporary Korean society. Pictures flow into one another, drawing attention to the confluence of past and present, the scale and density of the megacity, the respite of the natural landscape, a steep imbalance of gender roles, careful preservation of tradition, the obsessive pursuit of aesthetic perfection, immersion in materialistic culture, the comfort and confines of a collective ideology, and moments of everyday life and labor that quietly suggest sentiments of desire, struggle, and tranquility.

Weighing the Rain

Weighing the Rain

Ttukseom Public Pool, Seoul

These photographs were made across the Korean peninsula over the course of three summers. Their timeline closely overlays with the coming and going of the monsoon season, which acted as both a temporal framework and an extended metaphor for the series.

Within these scenes, the presence of the weather evokes the unique intensity that permeates contemporary Korean society. Pictures flow into one another, drawing attention to the confluence of past and present, the scale and density of the megacity, the respite of the natural landscape, a steep imbalance of gender roles, careful preservation of tradition, the obsessive pursuit of aesthetic perfection, immersion in materialistic culture, the comfort and confines of a collective ideology, and moments of everyday life and labor that quietly suggest sentiments of desire, struggle, and tranquility.

Weighing the Rain

Weighing the Rain

Children’s Book with Drops of Rain

These photographs were made across the Korean peninsula over the course of three summers. Their timeline closely overlays with the coming and going of the monsoon season, which acted as both a temporal framework and an extended metaphor for the series.

Within these scenes, the presence of the weather evokes the unique intensity that permeates contemporary Korean society. Pictures flow into one another, drawing attention to the confluence of past and present, the scale and density of the megacity, the respite of the natural landscape, a steep imbalance of gender roles, careful preservation of tradition, the obsessive pursuit of aesthetic perfection, immersion in materialistic culture, the comfort and confines of a collective ideology, and moments of everyday life and labor that quietly suggest sentiments of desire, struggle, and tranquility.

Weighing the Rain

Weighing the Rain

Couple in Plastic Raincoats, Seongsan Ilchulbong, Jeju-do

These photographs were made across the Korean peninsula over the course of three summers. Their timeline closely overlays with the coming and going of the monsoon season, which acted as both a temporal framework and an extended metaphor for the series.

Within these scenes, the presence of the weather evokes the unique intensity that permeates contemporary Korean society. Pictures flow into one another, drawing attention to the confluence of past and present, the scale and density of the megacity, the respite of the natural landscape, a steep imbalance of gender roles, careful preservation of tradition, the obsessive pursuit of aesthetic perfection, immersion in materialistic culture, the comfort and confines of a collective ideology, and moments of everyday life and labor that quietly suggest sentiments of desire, struggle, and tranquility.

Weighing the Rain

Weighing the Rain

Cosmetic Face Mask with Cigarette Bundle

These photographs were made across the Korean peninsula over the course of three summers. Their timeline closely overlays with the coming and going of the monsoon season, which acted as both a temporal framework and an extended metaphor for the series.

Within these scenes, the presence of the weather evokes the unique intensity that permeates contemporary Korean society. Pictures flow into one another, drawing attention to the confluence of past and present, the scale and density of the megacity, the respite of the natural landscape, a steep imbalance of gender roles, careful preservation of tradition, the obsessive pursuit of aesthetic perfection, immersion in materialistic culture, the comfort and confines of a collective ideology, and moments of everyday life and labor that quietly suggest sentiments of desire, struggle, and tranquility.

Weighing the Rain

Weighing the Rain

Calligraphy Waterfall

These photographs were made across the Korean peninsula over the course of three summers. Their timeline closely overlays with the coming and going of the monsoon season, which acted as both a temporal framework and an extended metaphor for the series.

Within these scenes, the presence of the weather evokes the unique intensity that permeates contemporary Korean society. Pictures flow into one another, drawing attention to the confluence of past and present, the scale and density of the megacity, the respite of the natural landscape, a steep imbalance of gender roles, careful preservation of tradition, the obsessive pursuit of aesthetic perfection, immersion in materialistic culture, the comfort and confines of a collective ideology, and moments of everyday life and labor that quietly suggest sentiments of desire, struggle, and tranquility.

Weighing the Rain

Weighing the Rain

Live Telecast of President Park Geun-Hye

These photographs were made across the Korean peninsula over the course of three summers. Their timeline closely overlays with the coming and going of the monsoon season, which acted as both a temporal framework and an extended metaphor for the series.

Within these scenes, the presence of the weather evokes the unique intensity that permeates contemporary Korean society. Pictures flow into one another, drawing attention to the confluence of past and present, the scale and density of the megacity, the respite of the natural landscape, a steep imbalance of gender roles, careful preservation of tradition, the obsessive pursuit of aesthetic perfection, immersion in materialistic culture, the comfort and confines of a collective ideology, and moments of everyday life and labor that quietly suggest sentiments of desire, struggle, and tranquility.

Weighing the Rain

Weighing the Rain

Missionaries, Hyanggyo Confucian School, Jeonju

These photographs were made across the Korean peninsula over the course of three summers. Their timeline closely overlays with the coming and going of the monsoon season, which acted as both a temporal framework and an extended metaphor for the series.

Within these scenes, the presence of the weather evokes the unique intensity that permeates contemporary Korean society. Pictures flow into one another, drawing attention to the confluence of past and present, the scale and density of the megacity, the respite of the natural landscape, a steep imbalance of gender roles, careful preservation of tradition, the obsessive pursuit of aesthetic perfection, immersion in materialistic culture, the comfort and confines of a collective ideology, and moments of everyday life and labor that quietly suggest sentiments of desire, struggle, and tranquility.

Weighing the Rain

Weighing the Rain

Gowoodang Occupation Era House, Gunsan

These photographs were made across the Korean peninsula over the course of three summers. Their timeline closely overlays with the coming and going of the monsoon season, which acted as both a temporal framework and an extended metaphor for the series.

Within these scenes, the presence of the weather evokes the unique intensity that permeates contemporary Korean society. Pictures flow into one another, drawing attention to the confluence of past and present, the scale and density of the megacity, the respite of the natural landscape, a steep imbalance of gender roles, careful preservation of tradition, the obsessive pursuit of aesthetic perfection, immersion in materialistic culture, the comfort and confines of a collective ideology, and moments of everyday life and labor that quietly suggest sentiments of desire, struggle, and tranquility.

Weighing the Rain

Weighing the Rain

Woman Sheltering From Rainfall

These photographs were made across the Korean peninsula over the course of three summers. Their timeline closely overlays with the coming and going of the monsoon season, which acted as both a temporal framework and an extended metaphor for the series.

Within these scenes, the presence of the weather evokes the unique intensity that permeates contemporary Korean society. Pictures flow into one another, drawing attention to the confluence of past and present, the scale and density of the megacity, the respite of the natural landscape, a steep imbalance of gender roles, careful preservation of tradition, the obsessive pursuit of aesthetic perfection, immersion in materialistic culture, the comfort and confines of a collective ideology, and moments of everyday life and labor that quietly suggest sentiments of desire, struggle, and tranquility.

Weighing the Rain

Weighing the Rain

Flower Display, Busan

These photographs were made across the Korean peninsula over the course of three summers. Their timeline closely overlays with the coming and going of the monsoon season, which acted as both a temporal framework and an extended metaphor for the series.

Within these scenes, the presence of the weather evokes the unique intensity that permeates contemporary Korean society. Pictures flow into one another, drawing attention to the confluence of past and present, the scale and density of the megacity, the respite of the natural landscape, a steep imbalance of gender roles, careful preservation of tradition, the obsessive pursuit of aesthetic perfection, immersion in materialistic culture, the comfort and confines of a collective ideology, and moments of everyday life and labor that quietly suggest sentiments of desire, struggle, and tranquility.

Weighing the Rain

Weighing the Rain

Damaged Mural, Jaman-dong, Jeonju

These photographs were made across the Korean peninsula over the course of three summers. Their timeline closely overlays with the coming and going of the monsoon season, which acted as both a temporal framework and an extended metaphor for the series.

Within these scenes, the presence of the weather evokes the unique intensity that permeates contemporary Korean society. Pictures flow into one another, drawing attention to the confluence of past and present, the scale and density of the megacity, the respite of the natural landscape, a steep imbalance of gender roles, careful preservation of tradition, the obsessive pursuit of aesthetic perfection, immersion in materialistic culture, the comfort and confines of a collective ideology, and moments of everyday life and labor that quietly suggest sentiments of desire, struggle, and tranquility.