****STATUS: PROJECT COMPLETED****
was an outdoor video installation project by Jim Ovelmen that will
involve involved the projection of animated video on both sides of
the Chung Shan Creative Hub building in Taipei. The major projection will
be was on the park-side (or grassy side) of the building.
A smaller projection will be was on the square side of
the building. See the above previsualization video used for the proposal.
And also the video of the completed project.
will be was
projected on both sides of the building using two projectors, the projector
on the square side will use used a mirror to move the
image. The park-side projection is was an animation that
highlights hilited the existing trees and natural features of the
building facade. A Typhoon blows the trees and leaves and debris appear
to fly away. In the animation, the debris turns into larger, fantastical
(remaining text updated)
On the other, square-side
of the building, an animated image of a embryo was projected,
and moved along the facade. This embryo had "evolved"
from the fantastical debris blown from the other side of the building.
The embryo was a circular
image that constantly changes and seems to be "evolving". The
image moved around the facade by a mirror which is rotating and alters
the projection beam.
reflects the unsteady idea of nature
and cycles of political and environmental mutation. The word "Primordial"
suggests the beginning state of change or of a seed or soup of generation.
while of course, being indigenous to Taiwan, can mean the rapid changes
happen in nature and society.