Urbanitas

Urbanitas

Urbanitas

Online exhibition

Today's society, hyperconnected and hyperactive, makes arise a deep reflection for many of us and is a recurring theme for many contemporary creators. The paradox of the individual connected to the global world but isolated from his environment generates concern and confusion. The daily image of people dumped on their screens, their phones and other electronic devices, the routine of a fast and accelerated day to day, are new customs incorporated into our lives that have come to stay and that have transformed the way in which human being interacts with the society and its environment.

Byeonghee Bae’s collection is inspired by his most immediate reality. Based in Jeonju (South Korea), this city, officially founded in 1949, serves as an example of the exponential growth that the country has experienced in recent decades, to be a reference in new technologies and innovation processes. The pulse of modern society and the change of global customs feed...