Home From Home? An artist replica of childhood come comes to the City

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Home From Home? An artist replica of childhood come comes to the City

A new property has appeared on a footbridge over a road in the City of London.

 

The home, along with a surrounding bamboo garden, appears to have fallen onto the Wormwood Street Crossing belongs to the South Korean artist, Do Ho Suh.

 

The building is his first large scale outdoor installation in the capital, and is a replica of his childhood home.

 

The work is a response to the migrant history of the East End and the City of London, Suh has created Bridging Home reflecting his own experience of moving across continents and between cultures, and continues his career-long investigation of memory, migration, the multiplicity of the immigrant experience, and home as both a physical structure and a lived experience.

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