Born 1980 in Seoul, South Korea, Bae Se Hwa is sculptor specializing in the creative use of wood. He is famous for working with steam bent walnut to form a fluid and elegant curves in his artwork. Bae’s inspiration comes from traditional Korean’s interpretation of beauty and the harmony of nature.
Power of steam.
Bae Se Hwa created his Steam Bent Series using steam bending – a technique that utilizes steam’s heat and moisture to make the wood pliable enough to shape.