Mountains

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This piece is my 할아버지 (grandpa) and me holding hands, visiting my 할머니’s (grandma’s) ashes for the first time. My grandpa has since passed. I wanted to create this piece to honor the both of them.

10/4/17

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홍정히

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A portrait of my grandmother, Jung-Hee Hong

In drawing this, I remembered intimate details of my grandma: the purse of her lips, the softness of her cheeks, the creases in her brow. I recognized how many of her traits I have in myself. And I realized that relationships aren’t restricted by narrow definitions of time & space.

3/8/17

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