“In the increasingly high-tech society we live in, with its mass-produced identical commodities, Soo Ji Lee wanted to study the value of human originality. She found it in craftsmanship, which she believes originates in our continuous striving for perfection, even though we know we are imperfect. Lee presents this craftsmanship through a manual reproduction of the Bodoni typeface. ”
Most modern machines would produce perfect copies; however this analogue pantograph like device weighted with a rockmimics the human condition. A celebration of craftsmanship and imperfection.