Set over two floors in a small, tucked away gallery in Camden, one of Noh Suntag’s two
current London exhibition explores the life of his native Korea.
Showing the divide between the depictions the military want to put across and the real life
struggle between them and civilians, the exhibition is cleverly divided across two very
On the ground floor, we see a room of mostly black and white photography showing the
military at work. Out in fields, dragging a man off a structure and the burning of land are
just a few of the scenes laid bare around the room.
Upstairs, the room (of just six images) are in full colour, showing us the pageantry and
honour the military still has but also wants the rest of the world to see in this country. The
photographs of uniform lines of men and women in traditional dress form eye-catching
colours and patterns to draw you in to the awe of the scene.
‘Dance of Order’ uses images from three series of Suntag’s work, all with strong personal
and political views. Aesthetically pleasing and thought provoking, it is a must see at this
small gallery within a private home.
Suntan’s other exhibition, ‘Really Good Murder’ at The Fitzrovia Gallery runs from the 21
January – 26 February 2016. ‘Dance of Order’ is running at 43 Inverness Street until