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Artist Turns Her Small Studio Room Into Surreal Dreamscapes Without Using Photoshop

Artist Turns Her Small Studio Room Into Surreal Dreamscapes Without Using Photoshop
Young Korean artist Jee Young Lee recently presented her beautiful, surrealistic and Photoshop-free photography exhibition named “Stage of Mind”. The magic happens in the artist’s small 3,6 x 4,1 x 2,4-meter studio in Seoul. The artist builds these highly dramatic, psychedelic and visually intense scenes herself, ensuring that every teeny tiny detail is hauntingly perfect and leaves the viewer in awe. Jee Young Lee works with such precision that the creation of a set often takes weeks or even months of work. As soon as the otherworldly sets are done, the artist incorporates herself in them in various different ways and takes these stunning self-portraits. [Read more...] According to the artist herself, all of the photography sets and her specific roles in them tell a particular story about her personal life experiences or resurrect traditional Korean fables or other cultural heritage from around the world. Take a look at Jee Young Lee‘s photos and embrace her enchanting world! Nightspace

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Vintage social networking posters September 22nd, 2010. Both comments and pings are currently closed. A great series of vintage social networking posts by Moma Propaganda. Stage of Mind by Jee Young Lee Jee Young Lee is a Korean artist and the creator of these stunning surrealistic settings. Yes, you haven’t read wrong, the backgrounds of these shoots are taken in the artist’s small 3,6 x 4,1 x 2,4-meter studio in Seoul. Jee Young Lee builds these very detailed, magic-like stages and photographs herself in various themes all of which tell the viewers about her personal life. This amazing collection will be on display at the OPIOM Gallery in Opio France from Feb. 7 to March 7, 2014. Take a look at Jee Young Lee‘s self-portraits in photoshop-free scenes and be amazed by her tremendous patience.

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