NOVEMBER 16, 2011 – MAY 2012

Cho-Butterfly

Seoungho Cho’s transpacific artwork, Butterfly, blends West and East by overlaying the pulsing drum solo from Iron Butterfly’s famous 1960s rock song “In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida” with a Buddhist drumming ritual. Cho’s perceptively minimalistic video subtly combines two diverse types of music, visually identifying the influence of Eastern spiritual thought on American pop culture.

 

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