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Jihae Park's work not only contains cuteness and comfort, but also the tragic moments of human lives. The uncomfortable coexistence of starving children in North Korea and adorable dogs is one example of this discord. In her work, she raises the question of how this discord can exist in the reality of human life. How can beautiful and cute tropical fish and dogs coexist in the world while the tragedy of starvation and torture persists on the other side of the planet? The truth is that this discord coexists not only in Jihae Park's life, but also in everyone's life on earth. Perhaps, her work reflects a desire to escape the chaos and torment and to live in the glorious, beautiful, and fantasy-like world of a tropical fish.

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