Puthir | Puzzle
In the series, Existing in Costume, Chan-Hyo Bae has chosen the iconography of queenliness to express his feelings as an Asian immigrant. His self-portraits mimic women monarchs only and are an examination of gender, power, race, and class.
Have a blast putting together this 48 piece puzzle designed exclusively by Chennai Photo Biennale to reveal Chan-Hyo Bae's photograph. Play with your kids or frame on the wall, this is the first in our series of Art Puzzles, made from hiqh quality MDF material with digital print.
About the Artist
Culture, Prejudice and Stereotypes are explored in the work of Korean Artist Chan-Hyo Bae. Initially conceived when Bae left Korea to study in London at Slade School of Fine Art in 2004, Existing in Costume was a reaction against the exclusion Bae felt like an outsider from the East trying to live in the West. The prejudice he felt against men from the East, specifically the idea that Eastern men were more “feminine” than their Western counterparts, resulted in work that in that way has an “if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em” resonance.
Material: Coated Paper Board
Size: 8" x 10"