[Photo] "Salmon who want to fly high" by designer Moonhyo Yoon who tried to underscore deadly seriousness about water pollution using an object of salmon that is being contaminated by a toxin like lead.
[Gwangju = WhoWired] September 02, 2011 -- The Gwangju Biennale, which enjoys growing popularity beyond the borders, plans to hold a wide array of design exhibitions in the year with a host of companies and artists attending at the Asia's firstly-held contemporary art biennale. Kia motors, famous for its "design management" and a series of smash-hit auto models in the local and overseas market, is one of many participants at 2011 Gwangju Design Biennale, held in southern Korea.
In-house auto designers from Kia are attracting the audience' attention for their unique and original design works; a car is a basic concept but they successfully brought on new meanings from overall perceptions of a car, using a wide variety of material like paper, copperplate, wood, fabric and plastic when they showcased ingenious design creativity for the works.
[Photo] A structure installed at the Kia Design Art Works; the title is ‘K5 d=D≠d’
The Kia Design Art Works -- on display under the theme of 'Communication and Environment' -- made its exhibition spaces distinct as the carmaker is highlighting its design philosophy in a way that its spaces shape after beautifully big wave to symbolize 'dynamic' and 'ceaseless curiosity' and 'joy' -- representing the design-savvy auto company's artistic management style.
The Gwangju Biennale, which started in September 1995 in the city of Gwangju in the South Jeolla province of South Korea, was Asia's first contemporary art biennale. The purpose of Gwangju Biennale is globalization of art and it respect diversity rather than uniformity.
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