Abstracted in Image and Sound: Films by Hangjun Lee

 

 

“The films of Lee Hangjun challenge the viewer to materialize a concept rather than conceptualize material.”

 

 

“The films of Lee Hangjun challenge the viewer to materialize a concept rather than conceptualize material.”

—Kim Gok (South Korean filmmaker)
 
Coming near the end of his month-long production residency at the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) Seoul-based filmmaker Hangjun Lee presents recent films and works in progress. Taking the exploration of the film form and its material as the basis for his work Hangjun illuminates the surface of the image, filling it with sound and abstract visions.
 
Cracked Share, 16mm, double projection, 2010, colour, 15mins
Nebula Rising, 35mm, 2008–2010, colour, 20min
Untitled Works in Progress, Various formats, 2010, colour, unknown duration

Hangjun Lee is a filmmaker, programmer for the EXiS Experimental Film and Video Festival in Seoul, editor of N’Avant and independent curator. In 2006, he created and continues to edit an artist film and video magazine called N’Avant. In addition, Lee programmed a monthly experimental film and video screening in Seoul from 2007 to 2009 and curated special screening programmes for several gallery spaces around the world. Lee has edited the books Carl Brown (2008) and an anthology on issues in Asian experimental media (2009). His recent works are distributed by Light Cone in France.

For more information visit www.hangjunlee.com

 

 

Wednesday 17 November 2010 20:00  

Non-members: $5.00
Members: $5.00

Location:
Double Double Land 
209 Auguata Ave (Down the alley, first double door on your right, beneath the green light) 
Toronto ON Canada