H: 19" | W: 12" | D: 11"
Hexagonal open weave. Paper splints, dyed round reeds, and Dracaena leaves
In memory of my mother Heesun Kim (1932-2022) Am I My Mother’s Daughter? Youngmi Angela Pak 2020 When I was very little my older brother used to tease me that our mother found me as a newborn baby under Youngmi Bridge near where I grew up. That’s why I was named Youngmi. I was so upset that I used to cry and also with one eye I kept observing my brother and my parents to see if I was one of them. Growing up I looked like my dad and did not seem to be like my mother at all in many of her wonderful qualities. Only in recent years, as I have been taking care of my elderly mother, I am realizing how much I am like her and yet we seem so different.