Catalog accompanying the exhibition P_A_U_S_E, part of the 4th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, artistic director: Wan-kyung Sung, curators: Charles Esche, Hou Hanru, Yong Soon Min, and Guyong Chung, Gwangju Biennale Hall (and other venues), Gwangju (29.03.–29.06.2002). P_A_U_S_E. was curated by Wan-Kyung Sung, Charles Esche (FORMER WEST co-curator), and Hou Hanru. Project ‘focused primarily on a moment of critical reflection and dynamic change on the global art scene… to reflect upon the past and destroy and renew old paradigms.’ The exhibition explored collaborative production and engagement with the public sphere. It consisted of many site-specific projects and hosted the participation of a number of independent cultural centers (such as Foksal Gallery Foundation, Warsaw and Casco, Utrecht). Exhibited artists included: AES, Atelier Bow Wow, Esra Ersen, Gelatin, Mark Lewis, Hilary Lloyd, IT Park, Jeong-a Koo, Jin Ham, Lin Yilin, Marko Pelijhan, etc.