The COVID-19 pandemic has imposed restrictions on social life in many parts of the world, where people had to stay in involuntarily solitude. However, ‘being alone’ in art-making is an ineluctable and regular routine for many artists.
The artists engage in various wordless dialogues and thoughts while creating their works. The works are the result of their effort and abilities, encompassing the conversation they had with the art.
Where does the bond with a work of art come from? Why is the visual quality important? Through the talk by moderator Kate Lim, artist Kim Taek Sang, Frè Ilgen, Lynn Stern, and Hazem Taha Hussein, we will have a chance to listen to their thoughts and recharge from this exhausting pandemic.