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VOWELS won the MADATAC 05 Public Special Award / Madrid, Spain / December 22 2013

" With subtle historical references and with poetic and emotional manipulations, VOWELS is a disturbing work that deliberately puts us in an uncomfortable position: the helpless voyeurs of an abused young girl. The atmosphere is stressful, but not too much, to not broken the thin line between fiction and documentary. The idea is to subvert the fashion clichés by questioning and opposing them."

This piece is part of "KYOUL" (Winter in Korean).
KYOULBOMYOELEUMGAEUL is a day by day - ongoing project made in Korea.

VOWELS was shoot on JANUARY 29 2012 in Seoul.

" KYOUL means Winter in Korean, BOM is Spring, YOELEUM is Summer and GAEUL is Autumn. It is Rafaël's 1 year - 4 seasons live-cinema exhibition and shorts films projects made in Korea, where he live curently. Every season composed by many sequences, divided by dates, and presented in chronological order as live-cinema performances, installations, screenings, etc... It is a day-by-day / on-going work and a kind of video-journal of his stay in Korea."
(Visual Artbeat magazine #11 February-April 2013)

Inspired by Vowels, a poem by Arthur Rimbaud

Clothes by PartspARTs - F/W 2013
Model : Lee Jung-Hyun
Make-up artist : Lee Soo-Mi



VOWELS // DEC 29 2012 // KYOUL // Rafaël
Rafaël © 2012 all rights reserved


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