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Ge Suk Yeo - Room i

11:16, 2006, Experimental
Room I is a surrealistic animation of a serries of calligraphies by Ge-Suk Yeo. The video’s goal was to create an antipole to the soundtrack by using just simple lines, white on black background, in extremely slow movements. All the video effects are created by Ge-Suk Yeo and based on some of here sound calligraphies (original A4 format, ink on Korean paper). Ge-Suk Yeo’s video works have been presented on international festivals in Seoul - Korea, Poznan - Poland, Erlangen and Hamburg - Germany, Tallinn - Estonia. Room I is a surrealistic animation of a serries of calligraphies.
DirectorGe-suk Yeo

CountryGermanyEdition2006

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Who is Ge-Suk Yeo?

Ge-Suk Yeo is singer, electro-acoustic musician, composer, visual artist.
Ge-Suk Yeo works momentarily in Hamburg, Germany and Seoul, Korea. As a lyric-dramatic soprano she is a novelty in the experimental and contemporary music scene. Her own compositions and ideas for sound she notes as sounding pictures or sound-calligraphies, works which meanwhile established her as a visual artist, too. In her live performances Ge-Suk Yeo combines from various parts of her artwork: classical art singing, free jazz, electro acoustic music, experimental music, traditional Korean music, performance, visual art and - recently - video animation and installation. Most recent performances: Transmediale Berlin; Hrkunst Festival, Erlangen; Kampnagel, Hamburg; Electrodienos, Vilnius; Marronnier Art Center, Seoul; Sonorities Festival of Contemporary Music, Belfast; Roulette, New York.


Why filmmaking?

As a composer and singer, I started with video to visualize my ’graphical notations’ and ’sound-calligraphies’.


Room 1 is about...

Room I is a surrealistic animation of a series of calligraphies. The video’s goal was to create an antipole to the soundtrack by using just simple lines, white on black background, in extremely slow movements.


Financing your movie?

Room I was produced by my label ART.CappuccinoNet.com


New Media; a challenge for film makers?

New Media and Internet is a tremendous chance for us artists... Just a couple of years ago I wouldn’t be able to make this video happen.


Describe your style

... Surrealistic


Influences?

Verdi, Dada, Mickey Mouse


Individual film making or co-operation?

Room I at least, I did on my own. It was part of my composition. ...


Your plans and dreams...

Integrate more moving pictures/video in my work. Connect with modern dance...


Did you ever had another ambition in life than to become a filmmaker?

Yes, to be a singer...


Digital or classic?

Digital!


All other remarks

Make things happen...

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