Don't get your hand stuck in the kimchi jar!, Sculpture, ceramics, house paint, oil paint, gochuggaru, and soil. 2020

Onggi pots are indistinguishable to most Americans, despite the rise of cultural appropriation in their creation. This kitschy cabbage onggi with eerie blood-like fake kimchi juice dripping down remarks on the absurd and violent colonization of Korean ceramics and ceramicists. I grapple with the history of my ancestors as a Korean American ceramicist.