Photo: Goseong Choi/Blue Sky Gallery
This Young Man's Grandmother Died Unexpectedly. His Moving Photographs Document His Family's Grief.
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This Young Man's Grandmother Died Unexpectedly. His Moving Photographs Document His Family's Grief.

In a collection of nine photographs called Umma, photographer Goseong Choi documented his family's emotion following the sudden death of his maternal grandmother. Using large-scale shots, Choi captures the personal grief of his family in the cold winter of Majia South Korean village. Choiwho was born in Sungnam, South Korea, before eventually moving to New York Cityhad come to the village after the end of another relationship. This month, the series is on display at the Blue Sky Gallery. Choi's work has been exhibited in the U.S., Europe, South Korea, Malaysia, and Guatemala.

Before Hospital
Goseong Choi/Blue Sky Gallery
Before Hospital, 2011.
CUP
Goseong Choi/Blue Sky Gallery
Cup, 2011.
Her Mirror
Goseong Choi/Blue Sky Gallery
Her Mirror, 2011.
Before Coffin
Goseong Choi/Blue Sky Gallery
Before Coffin, 2011.
Mom in the Waiting Room
Goseong Choi/Blue Sky Gallery
Mom in the Waiting Room.
Waiting Room
Goseong Choi/Blue Sky Gallery
Waiting Room, 2011.
March to Grave
Goseong Choi/Blue Sky Gallery
March to Grave, 2011.
Graves
Goseong Choi/Blue Sky Gallery
Graves, 2011.
After
Goseong Choi/Blue Sky Gallery
After, 2011.
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