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Reflecting on life through Park Na Hoon’s dances

  • A. Kurniawan Ulung

    Contributor

Jakarta   /   Wed, July 17 2019   /  02:58 am

The beauty of suffering: Symbolism in Park Na Hoon’s Three Airs shows that not everything is as it seems.South Korean award-winning choreographer Park Na Hoon turns the way he sees life into art.For dancer-choreographer Park Na Hoon, life is hard. All good things are difficult to achieve, but bad things are very easy to get.Therefore, he is often confused when it comes to making a decision as if he is stuck at a crossroads.“Where should I go?” he asks. “To the right or to the left?” Hoon asked the audience those questions several times during his recent performance of The Two Doors at Komunitas Salihara arts center in South Jakarta on a Saturday evening.Hoon is an award-winning South Korean choreographer who has performed in many countries, such as China, Japan, Germany, Russia and Brazil. He recently took part in the ARI Project: Performing Arts at the Korean Traditi...