yellow ribbon, Cheonggyecheon, 38 x 26.5 cm
38 x 26.5 cm
Ferry Sewol was sunken on last April 16. 100th day is coming on July 24th. Death toll is 294 among 476 passengers including 325 students of Danwon high school for school trip; missing persons are 10 for now and 172 persons were saved. Families of victims ask a special bill to probe the cause demonstrating in front of Blue house and national assembly. Even the alive 38 students kept walking during two days from their school to the national assembly requesting not to forget their friends and to know why their friends had died by the adults' greed for money and failure in saving system of government.
People cherished the victims in heart hanging yellow ribbons in streets. At the entrance of Cheonggyecheon stream near Gwanghwamun not far from the Blue house I sketched two pieces a month later on May 19th.
Among the victims there was a girl student, Park Ye-seul. It was known that she wished to be a designer and had kept drawing since kid. Seochon gallery opened her little exhibit under the title of "Dream of Ye-seul" from July 4th to no-time-limit. Last Friday I went to see her works and sketched two as following. So many students filled small gallery. People visited endlessly leaving signatures on the signing book for the passing of the bill. A young volunteer in the gallery asked me to promote all about the disaster to people giving me yellow ribbon badge. I put it on my shirt at once.
Girl students were writing letters to her for long.
Her shoe designs came to real by the shoe maker.
We all hoped her dream come true with all these wishes shining on window.