This exclusive work is part of the series "An Unending Meal". Han is fascinated by the fact that 90% of the human body is composed of non-human microbial cells. Microorganisms constantly enter into the body through food ingestion or contact with others. Sometimes microbes floating in the air penetrate through the skin. They are then let out again in the air or other ecosystems through excretion or contact. Looking closely at the diaspora of this microscopic world, it seems as if we are having an unending meal. Body, relationship, and intimacy intersect in the physiology of the virtual ecosystem.
Sanglim Han (b. 1987) explores disembodied, fragmented, and interstitial bodies. Through performative media, she creates a site for fluctuating identities where our personal and social experiences are revisited and boundaries are convoluted. Her works have been presented internationally at variou...More details