Sungjae Lee

Alumni - Film

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.

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Bustling Silence

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

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.

Usha Venkat

Radical Practice is a series of podcast conversations between CalArts Graphic Design Program alumnae and current students. Each episode features an alumna with a distinct professional practice, including BFAs and MFAs whose endeavors range from cultural to corporate and from singular enterprises to ambitious ideas. We’ll discuss how they have defined success for themselves and […]

Kelon Cen

Doppelgänger IV – Symbiosis (2020) is a composed theatre project exploring the concept of human-machine symbiosis. It’s an immersive multimedia experience that consists of projection mappings, spatialized sound, interactive sculpture, and performance art. Symbiosis is part of the Doppelgänger research project by IMUU that explores the human condition in a futuristic dystopia where machinery analysis […]

Meisen Hu

A series of toy cats and vehicle prototypes https://humeisen.wixsite.com/relicworkshop

Xiaoyun Zeng

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 […]

Carla Lopez

Water as a cleansing, invigorating, distortional, and transitional space. Motel pools as portals. Coloring and Layout Assistance – Lula Ochoa and Emily Malone My Swimmers – Lula Ochoa, Audrey Bandrowski, James Holsten, and Arius Ziaee Additional Camera Work – Savannah Perry Music by 11ai – www.ilai.link Thank you to the Calarts Risograph Printing Techs, especially […]

John Tejada

John Tejada, a frequent guest on Touched Music compilations, hatched the idea of turning the final project for his CalArts “Advanced Electronic Music Production” class into a compilation album for the established label. John Tejada Presents Future Stars features 15 of Tejada’s students at their best, as well as an exclusive original track by Tejada […]

Eyvind Kang

A class album and some videos Nina Flagg, Medusa

Hamed Dehqan

This is an abstract and artificial image of burning flowers under sunlight as a lover of love feels burning.     

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.