Hayoun Kwon, France, 2016, color, digital, 11'
South Korean's artist Hayoun Kwon uses video games and 3D animation to create stunning digital shorts dealing with geopolitical questions of borders and territoriality .489 Years (2015) is transcribed according to the testimony of a former South Korean soldier. It gives us access to the DMZ, and immerses in the personal memories of a soldier. He tells us his experiences in a research mission and the amazing discovery he made in the field full of mines.
Born in 1981 in Seoul, Hayoun Kwon lives between France and South Korea. Her work was projected during the “Cinéma du Réel” Festival at the Centre Pompidou (Paris) in 2014, and “Doc Fortnight” at MoMA (New York) in February 2017. Winner of the Prix Découverte des Amis du Palais de Tokyo in 2015, Hayoun Kwon has also been awarded the first Prize of the 62ndInternational Short Film Festival (Oberhausen, Germany, 2016), the Arte Creative Newcomer Award during the European Media Art Festival (Osnabrück, Germany, 2014) and the Prix Jeune Création in 2012. After graduating from Le Fresnoy in 2011, she is now represented by the Galerie Sator, Paris.
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