Interview: Jung Lee

The South Korean photographer captures neon thoughts in barren landscapes to convey the limitations of language

Graduating with an MFA from the esteemed Royal College of Art in London, South Korean artist Jung Lee not only studied the theory and practice of photography, but also the art of a foreign language—English. Ever since, she has been probing and wrestling with phrases that haunt her thoughts, from an almost judicial perspective. Perhaps this is why she packs these words and drives them …

Cap-Sac Visors

Fanny pack hats and a new laser-beam photo app

When we first discovered Cap-sac, our dork sides fell in love with their fanny pack hats decked out in retro neon hues. Since then, the company has branched out into hats for kids and actual fanny packs. Looking ahead to summer 2012, the company has introduced a new line of equally colorful and retro-fun visors featuring their signature zippered pockets, and a new app to …

Alpha Wave

Ethereal neon and abstract forms in new work by Evan Gruzis

Opening tomorrow at Duve Berlin, an exhibition of new work by Evan Gruzis explores the interstices of waking and dreaming life. “Alpha Wave” derives its aesthetic from the afterimage effect—the “burning” of an image on ones vision after the original image has disappeared. Gruzis—a young artist whose resume already boasts work in the Whitney Museum Collection and a solo show at Deitch—presents a series of …