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Kyle BryantApril 28, 2020Dr. Lori ParksArt 189 Discussion: M5Do-Ho Suh: The kinds of identities and stereotypes he’s exploring in his work mainly comes from a personal standpoint. He references a lot of his past life and where he’s from in Korea and takes that identity and uses it towards his artwork. Other themes Suh deals with is for example his art piece that has relevance to him being in the Korean Army. He took dog tags and made a great sculpture to shine light on that part of his life. Saying roughly “this is what makes the Korean man”. It's in relevance with his art piece called “place” due to the fact that in Korea there’s a lot of people and everyone is basically on top of each other. Also while giving the pieces a positive gesture to give out positive vibes. He addresses his sense of displacement by making a replication of his parents' home out of different fabric and sewing techniques that he used to set up in his own house. This is cross-culturally relatable because so many people are homesick