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.

Madison Hicks

“Still Growing” is a short solo created in the restrictions of my home surrounded around a stool. It is a study on time and growth, striving to show that we are “still growing” in this time of quarantine.

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 […]

Pierre Emmanuel Mariaca

“The Net and the Self is an interactive music and dance installation mirroring our networked society. The audience enter in a room illuminated by UV blacklights where dancers and musicians interact through an amplified harp that has its strings connected with fluorescent fishing lines attached to the walls. The installation is not a static, fixed […]

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 […]

Kenneth Chan

A music collage I made with reversed samples of my previously recorded music.

Tim Feeney

Multimeda recordings of spontaneous music: prompts for assembling sound and image, running remote-distanced seances, and/or time-based annoyance. CalArts Percussion Ensemble: Morgan Alford, Kristyna Svihalkova, Henry Delargy, and Eric Lennartson Free Improvisation Ensemble: Camille Kiku Belair, Maria Alejandra Bulla, Rebecca Drapkin, Hazel Feiner, Brian Griffith, Jeremy Rosenstock, Adam Zuckerman, Kai Cleaveland, Stefany Glik, Bjorn Gustafsson, Terry […]

Emmanuel Bradshaw

An art therapy piece that utilizes a car experience to guide the audience in an intimate experience of self

Fallon Williams

Originally located on the back wall of the MOD, IRIS was a 3-dimensional automated aperture that opened to about 17-ft in diameter to reveal a lit cyclorama in its opening. For the Virtual Campus, we will be modeling the iris in 3D software, then using lighting software to create various lighting looks. Christian Mejia (MFA2, […]

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.