Wind and Wave Drawings
is a series of motion drawings that intrinsically shows only one piece of thread; the video describes how the shape of the thread is changed by the wave of water and wind.
By gathering these diversified shapes of the original thread, this project challenges the fundamental origin of the world that seems impossible to figure out under human experience.
Bustling Silence is specifically inspired by pupas of butterflies and moths. By looking at a time-lapse of an X-ray sequence of a pupa, Lee was inspired in this work to capture potential vitality from the temporarily inanimate object and such contradictory phenomenon.
To Cedar is a 12-channel video installation that represents multiple impressions of my journey to Cedar City. The 12 individual videos synchronize each other by sharing small figures and have a unified scene every 6 minutes.
This video installation is specifically created for a video room that is like a tunnel at the Southern Utah Museum of Art in a special group show of Korean artists from October 13 through December 28, 2018.
Don’t Let Me Be Lonely is an architectural projection performance inspired by Claudia Rankine’s book of poems of the same name. The projection mapping explores loneliness as it exists at CalArts both before and during the COVID19 Crisis. Rankine defines loneliness as “What we cannot do for each other.” This performance, in the Main Gallery […]
Perry Cook (aka P-Ray) is professor emeritus of computer science (also music) at Princeton University. Cook is a visiting Artist/Lecturer at CalArts, founding advisor and IP Strategist to social music company Smule, and co-founder of online arts education company Kadenze. COVID Pan Drum: A Robot Tongue-Drum Rendering of the SARS-2 COVID Virus Genome I’m building […]
Many years ago (a score or so) in an alternate America full of pastel colors, a state-sanctioned courier delivers a small jar of caviar.
Elements is an interactive web-based installation that uses the classical Chinese idea of five elements (火 fire, 水 water, 木 wood, 金 metal, and 土 earth) to explore perspectives that contradict and coexist at the same time. Visitors to the web-page will be able to manipulate elements (as represented by Chinese characters), and see how […]
This is an abstract and artificial image of burning flowers under sunlight as a lover of love feels burning.
This project aims to discuss what’s the function of space, to explore the relationship between objects’ physical movements and spatial configuration in a different way, and to consider how we search/use/limit/share the space for a different purpose. The artist takes a dynamic sculpture approach to investigate the realm between visible the invisible. The purpose is […]
Avyakrta: The Unanswered Questions
AVYAKRTA: The Unanswered Questions is a 10-channel digital painting created by Sung-Jae Lee. This project is one of the video works for VH AWARD 2015, promoted by Hyundai Motor Group in South Korea. To appreciate details and the scale of this work, this edited version has the camera work with its main parts.