I BAN is a choreographer, model, and performance artist based in Seoul. He dives into dance with a simple goal: to create his own art using his body. He doesn't shy away from expressing everyday emotions authentically, infusing his unique identity into his movements and music. I BAN discovered that even ordinary body gestures can be an art form, sparking his journey into dance. For him, dance is the way to be his true self. In life, we often hide parts of ourselves, but on the stage, artists can fully embrace who they are. Onstage, I BAN is at his most honest, working towards becoming the person he's always wanted to be.
At SCOPES Seoul, I BAN brings a performance inspired by the mythical figure 'Icarus.' He's set up a stage that explores human desires and mortality. Drawing from his childhood and his father's influence, I BAN blends personal experiences and thoughts to depict life's journey towards its end and humanity's cherished dreams. Through this creative process, the artist finds freedom and healing, presenting a stage that's warm yet chilling, romantic yet destructive.