METAMORPHOSIS Vol.2

By ELEKTRA

METAMORPHOSIS Vol.2 searches for meaningful core patterns by revisiting the triangular relationship - human, nature, technology - to encourage diverse discussions about humanity in an age of uncertainty.

The exhibition is on show at Hyundai Motorstudio Seoul from Dec. 03, 2020 to April 26, 2021.

Exhibition co-curated by DooEun Choi, Art Director of Hyundai Motor Company and Alain Thibault, Artistic Director of ELEKTRA

LifeFORM (2020) by Herman KolgenELEKTRA

LifeFORM, Herman Kolgen, 2020

LifeFORM (2020) by Herman KolgenELEKTRA

Human beings, caught between the infinitely large and the infinitely small, remain connected to everything. The pandemic forces the human society to evoke this ignored axiom. It explores our “humble position" and need to metamorphose and innovate. 


Commissioned by Paradise City

CHROMA, LifeFORM, Kiss, or Dual Monitor, Yunchul Kim, Herman Kolgen, EXONEMO, 2020, From the collection of: ELEKTRA
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OVER THE AIR, TeamVOID and Youngkak Cho, 2018, From the collection of: ELEKTRA
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OVER THE AIR, TeamVOID and Youngkak Cho, 2018, From the collection of: ELEKTRA
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A performance installation work comprising two robot arms and a cubic box. Interpreting data on the world’s air quality index from five cities in three continents, they reconstruct the information into drawing and sound on the cubic box. It symbolizes the correlation between future industries and environmental pollution.

Space Dreams, Urban Dreams, Nature Dreams (2020) by Refik AnadolELEKTRA

Space Dreams, Urban Dreams, Nature Dreams 
Refik Anadol, 2020

Space Dreams, Urban Dreams, Nature Dreams (2020) by Refik AnadolELEKTRA

4K videos based on a StyleGAN algorithm, respectively use images captured from International Space Stations (ISS), the cities of New York and Berlin and their public spaces, as well as some national parks, Iceland and other natural wonders, to create a dynamic data painting

CHROMA (cy452), Yunchul Kim, 2019, From the collection of: ELEKTRA
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CHROMA (cy452) - detail, Yunchul Kim, 2019, From the collection of: ELEKTRA
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CHROMA (cy452), Yunchul Kim, 2019, From the collection of: ELEKTRA
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A torus knot, a 15-meter-long installation suspended from the ceiling, made of acrylic, aluminum, polymer and LEDs. Its 320 cells on the surface are generated by a gravity algorithm and irradiate an iridescent spectrum of chromatic changes representing an alternative “mattereality”.

Kiss, or Dual Monitor (2017) by EXONEMOELEKTRA

Kiss, or Dual Monitors, exonemo, 2017

Kiss, or Dual Monitor (2017) by EXONEMOELEKTRA

Two LCD monitors are hung from the ceiling, displaying faces of various people and placed as they kiss. It questions the relationship between emotional feeling and information devices. 

Cloud Face, Cloud Face, – Real Time, Shinseungback Kimyonghun, 2020, From the collection of: ELEKTRA
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Cloud Face, Shinseungback Kimyonghun, 2012
Cloud Face is a collection of cloud images recognized as human faces by a face detection algorithm, a result of machine’s vision error, even if they often look like faces to human eyes too.Yet, we know these are not actual faces, we rather imagine the faces.

Cloud Face – Real Time, Shinseungback Kimyonghun, 2015
Real time video version of Cloud Face (2012): For this exhibition, the artists installed a camera in Montreal to collect faces from the sky of the city everyday and present the cloud faces on two monitors for the entire duration of the event in Seoul.

Commissioned by ZKM

Social Distancing Portraits (2020) by Adad HannahELEKTRA

Social Distancing Portraits
Adad Hannah, 2020

Social Distancing Portraits (2020) by Adad HannahELEKTRA

A compilation of short, unedited video portraits of people encountered on the street of individuals, families, friends, shopkeepers, students, protestors, healthcare workers. All taken using a long lens from a distance of at least 5 meters during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Credits: Story

HYUNDAI ELEKTRA
Exhibition at Hyundai Motorstudio Seoul [KR]
December 3, 2020 - April 26, 2021

Co-curators: 
Alain Thibault, Art Director of ELEKTRA
DooEun Choi, Art Director of Hyundai Motor Company

Artists:
Herman Kolgen [QC-CA]
Adad Hannah [BC-CA]
Refik Anadol [TK-US]
Exonemo [JP] 
Shinseungback Kimyonghun [KR]
Yunchul Kim [KR]
TeamVOID & Youngkak Cho [KR]

Credits: All media
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