Seoul Light DDP 2022: Explore a projection mapping light show at Seoul's DDP

Immerse yourself with super-sized media arts of Seoul Light DDP 2022

By Dongdaemun Design Plaza | DDP

Seoul Design Foundation

Rendez-vous (2022) by GIANTSTEP, Nsyme, BFMinDongdaemun Design Plaza | DDP

Seoul Light DDP

Seoul Light DDP is an event which decorates the façade of DDP, the posthumous work of well-known architect, Zaha Hadid. Since 2019, the event not only attracted local and foreign visitors but has also been an artistic inspiration.

Surreal blackhole / Dimensional Movement (2022) by GIANTSTEPDongdaemun Design Plaza | DDP

2022 Seoul Light DDP Intro
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Seoul Light DDP 2022 

Learn about the Seoul Light DDP 2022 

Surreal blackhole / Dimensional Movement (2022) by GIANTSTEPDongdaemun Design Plaza | DDP

Beyond the limitless boundary

The Universe, commonly perceived as a mysterious and deathly space, has been changed into a ‘space of possibility’. We tried to convey ‘cosmic life’ with imagination inspired by DDP, which looks like a spaceship in the city.

Surreal blackhole / Dimensional Movement (2022) by GIANTSTEPDongdaemun Design Plaza | DDP

Designing life at the universe

We depicted various components of cosmic life through the media projection from the perspective of design and architecture. With the purpose of broadening creative minds, we lit up the DDP with mesmerizing colors.

Opposites United (2022) by KIA Design CenterDongdaemun Design Plaza | DDP

2022 Seoul Light DDP About Rendez-vous
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Rendez-vous

Rendez-vous is a French word for ‘meeting’, but it is also an aerospace term used to describe the meeting between two objects in space. The main projection of Seoul Light DDP 2022 illustrated the theme of 'cosmic life' as rendez-vous.

Rendez-vous (2022) by GIANTSTEP, Nsyme, BFMinDongdaemun Design Plaza | DDP

Enjoy mega-sized media art ‘Rendez-vous’ by a new media artist, Nsyme, a graffiti artist, BFmin, and a creative studio, GIANTSTEP. 

Surreal blackhole / Dimensional Movement (2022) by GIANTSTEPDongdaemun Design Plaza | DDP

Surreal blackhole Dimensional Movement
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First rendez-vous

Surreal blackhole / Dimensional Movement 
By GIANTSTEP

The journey started with a countdown for rendez-vous spaceship – a mega-sized media art portraying colorful and diverse visual of the space.

Fantastic circulating planet in the multi-dimensional circulation (2022) by NsymeDongdaemun Design Plaza | DDP

Fantastic circulating planet in the multi-dimensional circulation
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Second rendez-vous

Fantastic circulating planet in the multi-dimensional circulation 
By Nsyme

The title ‘Universal Traveler’ allowed viewers to become astronauts and feel unfamiliar blackhole, planets, and the galaxy. This work recreated images of the space using AI technology. 

"Childhood" Planet (2022) by BFMin-Team HELLOMANDongdaemun Design Plaza | DDP

Childhood Planet
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Third rendez-vous

Childhood Planet in 2D
By BFmin (Team Helloman)

This mega media art presented numerous ‘Hellomen’ traveling through space finding, meeting, and greeting friends with waving hands – an expression of heartfelt story.

Opposites United (2022) by KIA Design CenterDongdaemun Design Plaza | DDP

Opposites United by KIA Design
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Opposites United

By KIA Design

KIA Design Center reinterpreted the theme ‘cosmic life’ as the ‘little space in mind’ and presented a video expressed with abstract images to show the recreated message.

Opposites United (2022) by KIA Design CenterDongdaemun Design Plaza | DDP

SML CHRISTMAS (2022) by STICKY MONSTER LABDongdaemun Design Plaza | DDP

2022 Seoul Light DDP Christmas

From December 22nd to 25th in 2022, a special projection for Christmas was on the DDP’s façade. This omnibus-styled work brought everyone together.

Fly away home in Christmas (2022) by Yim Tae KyuDongdaemun Design Plaza | DDP

Fly away home in Christmas

By Yim Tae Kyu

Fly Away Home in Christmas expressed the people around us as individuals who dream of joy and ideals in life and freely float and fly towards their own ideals. 

SML CHRISTMAS (2022) by STICKY MONSTER LABDongdaemun Design Plaza | DDP

SML CHRISTMAS

By STICKY MONSTER LAB 

Sticky Monster Lab created an ornament for Christmas which represented hope and recovery – just like a bright star in space. Within the ornament, monsters are playing Christmas jazz, giving the festivity.

HELLO 2023, Heart-Beat New Year (2022) by BFMin-Team HELLOMANDongdaemun Design Plaza | DDP

HELLO 2023, Heart-Beat New Year

범민-팀 헬로맨 

다가오는 2023년에게 ‘헬로’하고, ‘두근거림’으로 가득한 새해를 맞이하자는 뜻을 담은 가슴 떨리는 카운트다운 작품입니다. DDP와 다가오는 2023년을 함께 ‘헬로’할 수 있도록 온라인 생중계를 진행해 오프라인 현장에 모인 수많은 관람객들과 함께 새해를 맞이하였습니다.

2022 Seoul Light DDP was possible thanks to the participation of emerging Korean media artists.

Artist NsymeDongdaemun Design Plaza | DDP

Nsyme

Being both media artist and creative technologist, Nsyme experiments with images of conceptual sensation and the real world. Though the keenness for technology, Nsyme aims to let audience to experience only the audiovis

GIANTSTEP LogoDongdaemun Design Plaza | DDP

GIANTSTEP

GIANTSTEP, one of the best content-producing companies since 2008, has been challenging many possibilities between tech and creativity by using AI, XR contents, VFX and a lot more.

Artist BFMinDongdaemun Design Plaza | DDP

BFmin (Team Helloman)

BFmin is one of the representative and passionate graffiti artists of Korea, who has been creating a lot of street art, working with luxury brands including Cartier, Bvlgari and Gucci. 

Artist Yim Tae KyuDongdaemun Design Plaza | DDP

Yim Tae Kyu

The artist Im Tae-gyu has been attracting attention since his debut for his unique and well-structured works, winning consecutive awards such as the Geumho Young Artist Award, Songeun Art Award, and Seoknam Art Award of the Geumho Art Museum. More than 150 pieces of the artist's works are already collected in overseas institutions. 

Sticky Monster Lab LogoDongdaemun Design Plaza | DDP

Sticky Monster Lab

Sticky Monster Lab is a creative studio composed of three members with different fields of interest. Since the studio built it's identity as ‘Monster’, they have been creating animations, sculptures and more. The lab is open to expanding their content and trying out new opportunities.

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