A harrowing story,
growing and changing as it went public. Ms Park is derived from a female North
Korean defector who has become famous for sharing her past to Western audience.
She has been challenged for dramatising events with the inconsistencies between
her statements. Critical responses have assigned labels to
her, shrouding the girl in mystery. Meanwhile, Pyongyang, a group of gun
instructors ─ female, young and photogenic ─ are pointed by cameras in a tourism shooting range.
Extracted from public speeches and
interviews, Park’s own words are re-enacted as monologue with references noted
at the top side of the video. The subject ‘I’ is changed to the third person
pronoun while the exact words are being re-spoken. Driven by mass media, the complex
identity of celebrity defectors has been extensively rendered into consumable messages. These
messages, affective, uncertain and paradoxical, intrigue me to build the