1. A little experiment through Seoul.


    Festival du Film d'Environnement, France
    Culture Unplugged, India, USA, New Zealand, Indonesia
    oneDotZero, United Kingdom


    Directed by: Jean-Julien Pous
    Produced by: Sophia Shek
    Assistant Director: Dahci Ma
    Assistants: Jiyi Robin Juyi
    With the kind help of:

    # vimeo.com/11969450 Uploaded 33.4K Plays 25 Comments
  2. robertseidel.com/scrape.211.0.html

    Robert Seidel
    Germany / South Korea 2011
    film starts 1:30

    Seoul seems to be a glowing, crystal-like urban canyon, each chasm illuminated and infinitely reflected in flat facets of glass. The film shows abstract formations that are scraped and cut out of the missing darkness of the city. They reveal a light volume overcoming the flatness of the façade by breaking into the space from the front or dissolving it from behind.

    In its slowly evolving, almost biological structures the work is reminiscent of deep-sea creatures. These complex life forms try to attract their prey with emission of light, so-called bioluminescence. In this case the “prey” is the potential audience, who nearly lose sight of the nearby billboards and city lights as they follow a hypnotic contrast to the pulsating city life of Seoul.

    scrape uses a colour palette of warm shades of blue, red and green which originate from the defined raster of neutral light sources of the media canvas. The moving afterimages painted in pure light extend over the orthogonal framework of the façade, providing a view into a stream of forms and colours. Voluminous black spaces divide and separate the scene into ever-changing ambiguous sculptural formations. With their constant process of growth and decay into darkness they seem to exist in the flat surface and the spatial depth at the same time.

    Overall the film maps the fluid dynamics of the inner forces of an organic structure, recapturing and quieting a world agitated by technology.

    Video: Robert Seidel robertseidel.com
    Sound: Rafał Stachowiak aka [micro:form] stachy.biz

    Commissioned by Goethe-Institute Seoul and Gana Art Center
    Exhibition German Media Art on Seoul Square Media Canvas
    Original Dimension: 99 x 79m
    5th April to 27th September 2011
    Seoul, South Korea

    # vimeo.com/28706604 Uploaded 28.4K Plays 36 Comments
  3. Seoul - Seúl
    Nov. 2010

    # vimeo.com/18965411 Uploaded 33.4K Plays 11 Comments
  4. 서울

    Filmed in Seoul in Oct 2013 over 2 days

    Locations include Namsan Park, Myeong-Dong, Namdaemun Market, Gangnam, Gyeongbokgung Palace

    Soundtrack: Nonono - Pumpin Blood

    Photos from Seoul - flickr.com/photos/drmalcolm/sets/72157637113579345/
    Portfolio - malcolmtan.com

    PS: Check out my other pieces
    Tokyo (東京) (vimeo.com/65534340)
    Day/Night in New Zealand (vimeo.com/58300770)

    # vimeo.com/78392093 Uploaded 18.7K Plays 14 Comments



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