Lunar Surface The Incinerator – Photographic Process

 

LUNAR SURFACE THE INCINERATOR 2015
Long exposure photography, Projection, Live scanning
In collaboration with photographer Eunyoung Kim

A vertical flag of fabric is stroked by the wind, displaced by curves of air, swinging back and forth. As it sweeps, it leaves a trail of light which draws a a heavy fragile moon floating in space. The flag renders this moon from another reality, the silk surface acting as an intermediating manifold between reality and virtuality.

The artists worked within the concrete chambers of Bucheon city Incinerator, a stagnant industrial processing plant decommissioned in 2010. Breathing over 50 tonnes of new air into the building, the artists create a wind which blows a 20 meter flag of silk which is activated by digital light. This process renders a virgin moon into the post-industrial cavern. The moon contemplates presence and absence, a space that is losing its existence, and a new object which is gaining its existence.

At locations within the building, the artists collaborated with photographer Eunyoung Kim to capture moments of the moon being birthed. Long exposure photography trades the dimension of time for a dimension of space, extruding the moon into existence on a set of photographic prints, capturing a painting enacted by the details of the wind.

Inspired by the 2 moons of Haruki Murakami’s 1Q84 and the flags of space travel, the artists present a portal into another existence where another moon orbits. This other place is made material by the fabric of the flag.

Lunar Surface begins a new line of enquiry for drawing into the air for studio Kimchi and Chips, further forming artistic collaborations between technology and nature.

Lunar Surface는 김치앤칩스의 지속적인 연구, ‘Drawing in the air’ 의 연장선에서 탄생한 작품이다.
Drawing in the air 존재와 부재, 실재와 가상, 물질과 비물질의 접점을 새로운 유형의 캔버스로 재탄생시키며, 그곳에 환영적 오브젝트를 그려내고자 하는 김치앤칩스의 실험적 탐구이다.

이러한 리서치의 한줄기에서 시작된 Lunar Surface는 달이 존재할 수 없는 공간 안에 가상의 달을 띄움으로써 우리가 알고 있는 존재와 부재의 개념을 흔들고, 물질과 비물질의 경계에 호기심을 넣는 역할을 한다.

바람에 나부끼는 천의 표면은 3D 카메라로 실재 공간안에서의 움직임이 스캐닝되고, 동시에 컴퓨터속 버츄얼 달을 통과하게 프로그램된다. 이는 프로젝터를 통해서 크고 작은 구의 단면들을 천 위에 그려냅니다. 천위에 그려지는 구의 단면, 즉 원의 영상은 장노출 기법으로 포착되어 한장의 사진으로 탄생한다.

장노출로 캡쳐된 사진속 순간을 들여다보면 달이 그려진 천의 형상은 사라지고 가상의 달은 또렷하게 남음으로써, 김치앤칩스가 접근하려는 실재와 가상의 모호성을 엿볼 수 있다.

By Kimchi and Chips

Exhibitions - solo 2014 the Distortion Field 2014 심포지움 2014 Da Vinci Creative 2014 @ 금천예술공장

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