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AVM: After Venus (Mal)formation AVM: After Venus (Mal)formation

AVM: After Venus (Mal)formation

Yong Soon Min

Commonwealth and Council Los Angeles, California, USA 11/19/2016 – 01/07/2017

Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) refers to an abnormal network of blood vessels in which arteries connect directly to veins instead of going through a bed of capillaries. In 2010, Yong Soon Min experienced a massive headache —triggered by the stress of a Korean language proficiency exam— that turned out to be a cerebral hemorrhage. The malformed

Yong Soon Min, AVM: After Venus (Mal)formation, 2016. Custom printed vinyl flooring, MDF, steel, paint, acrylic, glass spheres, wall vinyl, site-specific installation. Dimensions variable. Courtesy of the artist and Commonwealth and Council. Photo: Ruben Diaz. Yong Soon Min, AVM: After Venus (Mal)formation, 2016. Custom printed vinyl flooring, MDF, steel, paint, acrylic, glass spheres, wall vinyl,