Photo credit: Jae-Hyo Lee
Artist Jae-Hyo Lee from South Korea repurposes discarded tree turnks like you’ve never seen before. Basically, he assembles various chunks of wood, slightly burns them and then applies polish for the shiny smooth surface. “I want to express the wood’s natural characteristics without adding my intentions. I like to make the most out of the material’s inherent feeling. Little things add up to transmit a stronger power, greater energy. That is why I have quite a lot of large pieces,” said Lee. Continue reading for more pictures.