Nucleus Portland

Dadu Shin: Here and There

Dadu Shin
New York

Dadu Shin is an artist living and working in Brooklyn NY. While he really likes making pictures and looking at pictures, his real dream is to grow a foot taller and become a pro basketball player.


Here and There

Dadu Shin simplifies and eases his image-making process. Through working monotonically, he takes color choices out of the equation, allowing a simple focus on the drawing. The method of drawing - layering small marks and squiggles with a ballpoint pen - creates an environment in which the softness and tightness of rendering can be played with. This gives Shin the ability to depict a variety of imagery - hazy memories, quiet moments, and thoughts from here and there.


July 9 - 26, 2021

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