Fortune Cookies

A dog’s path is always faster than a man's.

Beware, people who look like a sly evil will eventually act like a sly evil.

You’re now here, after all the shit you’ve gone through–just to stare at pretty babies.

If you’re getting old and haven’t done evil things, are you even getting old?

Not everyone’s Frank O’hara—you can’t be doing MA curating, writing poems, and be super gay simultaneously.

To have a gap year, you have to fill in some contents on the years in arms.

The feeling of joy you know might be the feeling of being comfortable.

Don’t act like you have the soul of a fly when you have the face of a tiger.

When your friends start calling you a feral, it’s never a good sign.

Hooking up with both a blond and a brunette is fun, until you face some serious consequences.

Money makes everything easier and safer, and there’s nothing wrong with following that.

Jesus died for the sinners but he still couldn’t fix my ex’s schizophrenia.

You will find true love, but it’s not today, not tonight.

Macbeth already wanted to kill the king before encountering HAIM sisters.

Sometimes the wishes are the horses, you can ride them to wherever you want to go.

MRI scanning is much more fun than Berghain sessions, trust me.

You’ll face a crucial moment in your life, and realize that you’ve gone through harms and deeds just for that moment.

Be honest to your feelings and take care of others, this will eventually rescue yourself.

You don’t have to love your parents if you don’t want to.

If you're leaving us, don’t say you need no funeral.


이주연은 사회적 고립, 국경을 넘는 친밀감, 노동 불안정, 기술 발전, 산업 독성학과 몸 정치학 등을 포괄한 광범위한 리서치와 인터뷰를 바탕으로, 분석적이면서도 시적인 논픽션 무빙 이미지를 연출한다.

Jooyeon Lee works with analytical yet poetic non-fiction moving image with expansive research and interviews to capture urban alienation, intimacy across borders, labour precarity, technological progress, industrial toxicology and body politics.