Tag: conceptual

Air Skylen – Airports

For the creative event “Thiet Ke & Cong Nghe” in HaNoi , a whole concept of an airline company, named AIR SKYLEN has been presented

Airlines are the symbols of the technology’s level of a country. It also shares the values also international connections and exchanges.

AIR SKYLEN derived also from the term Skyline, which is the
apparent juncture of earth and sky, the horizon.  It is often used to describe the silhouette of
cities skyscrapers against the sky.

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Air Skylen – Skyline Part (Photos and 3D Game Installation)

This installation is a part of Air Skylen project displayed at Hanoi Creative Week 2022.

The installation has a game video installed in an immersive environment built with a large city map of Hanoi and surrounded by photos of anonymous skyscrapers photo series.

The purpose of the game is to crash the airplane into growing buildings replacing them by trees. The score is defined by a green city percentage.

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Yin Yang Ink Flows

“Movement and tranquility alternate and become the root of each other,
Separating into yin and yang and so establishing the two modes….
The interaction of the two forms of qi transform and generate the myriad things.
The myriad things sprout out up again and again and change without end”

-Zhou Dunyin (1017–1073)
He was a Chinese philosopher during the Song Dynasty.
He conceptualized the cosmology,

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Narrative Structures

 “All great fiction films tend toward
documentary, just as all great documentaries tend toward fiction . . . One who
opts for one necessarily finds the other at the end of his journey.” “A story
should have a beginning, a middle, and an end… but not necessarily in that
order.”

These quotes are from Jean Luc Godard, most influential director of the French New Wave in the 60s which brought life into film with visual experimentation,

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Balance of Chaos

The Greek etymology of the word
Chaos means a fracture or a gap. In mathematics, Chaos Theory studies the
behavior of systems that are very sensitive to initial conditions, a phenomenon
generally illustrated by “the butterfly effect”.

This term was used Edward Lorenz,
American mathematician and meteorologist to describe the theoretical basis of
weather and climate predictability, which is based on this idea that small
causes may have large effects in general.

Because the photographer Quang Lam assisted to a recent destruction
of colonial villa in Saigon which has survived for one hundred year of turmoil,

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Series – Interior Feng Shui Landscapes

Landscape genre: “Landscape painting, the depiction of natural scenery in art. Landscape paintings may capture mountains, valleys, bodies of water, fields, forests, and coasts and may or may not include man-made structures as well as people. Although paintings from the earliest ancient and Classical periods included natural scenic elements, landscape as an independent genre did not emerge in the Western tradition until the Renaissance in the 16th century. In the Eastern tradition, the genre can be traced back to 4th-century-CE China.” – Britannica.

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Series – Reunification Dissolution

Photography is about questioning of what reality is and what is captured by the camera.
It is nowadays stimulated by the concept of « hyper-reality » defined by J. Beaudrillard.
It is the inability of consciousness to distinguish reality from a simulation of reality.
This is particularly relevant nowadays where people accept created environments as primarily models, when they are actually all fake.
Video mapping can express the dissolution of the reality into a form that have any reference to the initial architecture.

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Photo book – Revive

No one can see a picture of vietnam without being influenced by iconic photos of the war.
The exhibition “Revive” presents artwork based on archives and reenactment photographies:
– “mnemonics” by the artist quynh lam, her personal family story,
– “r like …” by the photographer quang lam, a historic glossary using only the letter r.

These two parallel series revisit the contemporaneous period of vietnam’s history

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