Impermanence by Seung-Hwan Oh | iGNANT.de - a combination of photography & microbiology

Impermanence by Seung-Hwan Oh

Impermanence by Seung-Hwan Oh | iGNANT.de - a combination of photography & microbiology

microbiologist Seung-Hwan Oh cultivates fungus that he applies to his film before he puts it into his camera.

Impermanence by Seung-Hwan Oh

microbiologist Seung-Hwan Oh cultivates fungus that he applies to his film before he puts it into his camera.

« Impermanence » est une série de portraits du photographe et microbiologiste coréen Seung-Hwan Oh qui baigne ses pellicules dans une culture de champignons avant de les utiliser. Les bactéries viennent dévorer le film pour un rendu abstrait et destructeur.

« Impermanence » est une série de portraits du photographe et microbiologiste coréen Seung-Hwan Oh qui baigne ses pellicules dans une culture de champignons avant de les utiliser. Les bactéries viennent dévorer le film pour un rendu abstrait et destructeur.

Abstract Film Camera Drowned Into Fungus “Impermanence” is a series of portraits by Korean photographer and microbiologist Seung-Hwan Oh who drowns his films camera before using them, into a cultivation of fungus mushrooms. The bacterias devour the film for an abstract and destroyed result. A beautiful way to mistreat a film and to rebel against the perfect and idealized pictures we see everywhere nowadays.

Abstract Film Camera Drowned Into Fungus

Abstract Film Camera Drowned Into Fungus “Impermanence” is a series of portraits by Korean photographer and microbiologist Seung-Hwan Oh who drowns his films camera before using them, into a cultivation of fungus mushrooms. The bacterias devour the film for an abstract and destroyed result. A beautiful way to mistreat a film and to rebel against the perfect and idealized pictures we see everywhere nowadays.

Luke Jerram & Seung Hwan Oh: Impermanence: The Art of Microbiology | Gallery Elena Shchukina

Luke Jerram & Seung Hwan Oh: Impermanence: The Art of Microbiology | Gallery Elena Shchukina

Seung-Hwan Oh works and lives in Seoul, where he was born and raised until moving to New York where he studied film and photography at Hunter College. His work

Seung-Hwan Oh works and lives in Seoul, where he was born and raised until moving to New York where he studied film and photography at Hunter College. His work

Seung Hwan Oh - Impermanence, focuses on implementing microbial growth on film as a means to explore the impermanence of matter as well as the material limitations of photography.

Seung Hwan Oh - Impermanence, focuses on implementing microbial growth on film as a means to explore the impermanence of matter as well as the material limitations of photography.

‘What happens to our bodies after death? Do we become stars and stay in the sky forever?’‘Naah, some of us are burnt and some buried, depends on your religious beliefs I guess.’Art - Seung-Hwan Chung

‘What happens to our bodies after death? Do we become stars and stay in the sky forever?’‘Naah, some of us are burnt and some buried, depends on your religious beliefs I guess.’Art - Seung-Hwan Chung

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