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Back Talk with Seonna Hong

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, 28 Jul 2010
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One reason you make art:

 

It helps me communicate.

 

 

 

The last good movie you saw:

 

Cyrus.

 

 

 

Something you’ve always wanted to do, but have yet to:

 

Put up my own drywall.

 

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Favorite country or city visited:

 

Recently went to New Orleans for the first time and was completely charmed by the place.

 

 

 

A few words that sum up your philosophy on life:

 

People say life is short, but I say: what if it's really really long?

 

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Something that annoys or frustrates you about people:

 

People who are rude to waiters and waitresses.

 

 

 

Something that concerns you:

 

What kind of world my daughter will grow into.

 

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Artists you admire:

 

Too many to name.

 

 

 

Favorite quote(s):

 

“Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work.” --Gustave Flaubert

 

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The first record or CD you ever bought? The last album you downloaded?

 

Guns 'n Roses, Appetite for Destruction. Junip, Rope and Summit.

 

 

Something you do when you’re procrastinating?

 

Online window shop.

 

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What is your most defining characteristic?

 

I can't decide what to do so I try to do everything.

 

 

What is your greatest fear?

 

Worms.

 

 

 

The moment you realized you were an ‘artist’:

 

When I could put to paper what was in my brain.

 

 

 

Your greatest quality:

 

I’m a good speller.

 

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Something you wish you had known five years ago:

 

Last week's Lotto numbers.

 

 

 

What do you hope to accomplish in the next five years of your life?

 

Contentment.

 

 

 

More info on Seonna Hong at www.seonnahong.com

 

See Seonna Hong’s latest work as part of Ed Emberley & Friends, now on view at Scion’s Installation L.A

 

On view July 17 Through August 7, 2010

 

 

More information on this exhibition is available at www.scion.com/space

 

Scion Installation Space

3521 Helms Avenue

Culver City, CA 90232

T: (310) 815-8840