The Work of Yu Jinyoung Captures Human Feelings and Freezes Them

By: Robyn Currie - Oct 20, 2009   Updated: Jul 21 2011
References: artnet & notcot
Here is some creepy disembodied art, just in time for the Halloween season. Yu Jinyoung and his 'Family in Disguise' exhibit is a haunting portrayal of human emotion.

Jinyoung uses thoughtful floating faces that disappear into the background due to the clear, completely life-sized bodies they rest on. Yun Jinyoung captures raw human emotions and freeze them in time. Check out the gallery for a taste of what this has to offer.

Implications - Consumers, though engaged in an uncomfortable manner by disturbing imagery, are none the less enticed by haunting images because of its shock factor. Corporations looking to garner consumer attention may use similar shock tactics in promotional campaigns in order to engage with audiences, they need not limit themselves to disturbing imagery.