• The Bird Lady

Hayoun Kwon’s Virtual Reality Projects

  • In Person

Hayoun Kwon has been working with virtual reality for the last five years, in part as an immersive medium with which to share and explore memories. Kwon will present and discuss her project 489 Years, based on an interview with a South Korean soldier, which recounts a mission in the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea; and her newest work, The Bird Lady (L'oiseleuse), a seeming fairy tale inspired by an anecdote about a French woman who transformed her rooms into an aviary. Kwon has observed, “For 3D reality it is first and foremost about a situation, it is about ‘diving into’: a feeling, something lived, an experience.”