‘Dokkaebi’ is an extension of ‘Dokkaebi — Sketches’, further exploring the dynamic between body that suffers from misrecognition and unrecognition, in an environment that is populated by those who’s language is not capable of comprehending the existence of the aforementioned body.

In this work, the bodies are placed in an environment which main purpose is to manufacture from Dokkaebi a set of characteristics that would enable them to be talked about by using the logic that the language is based upon. Flowing from right to left, the painting depicts a process many Dokkaebi’s may choose to go through to be recognized by human society.

The text below the painting, are a set of dialogues from each of the subjects depicted above.