In 2015, filmmaker Kyungmook Kim was sentenced to 18 months in prison for objecting to Korea’s mandatory military service. He then came out as a queer, which left him in solitary confinement, isolated from other prisoners for thirteen months, until his parole. Kim’s haunting VR work 5.25㎡ recreates a virtual cell of the same size, 1.5 x 3.5 metres, enabling viewers to experience a prisoner’s sense of time and space. We encounter the figure of an inmate wandering like a ghost, while hearing his voice as he writes a letter to a friend who is serving in the military. This powerful work uses VR to recreate a claustrophobic environment in which contact with others is completely prohibited, while acknowledging the possibilities of a rich, meditative inner life.