Art & Sound by SHON KIM


Year: Since 2018

Country: S. Korea / USA / Portugal / Spain / Taiwan / Hungary, etc.

Format: 2K, 4K / 4:3, 16:9 / DCP, mov, mp4 / Subtitles (English, Korean, Spanish)

Genre: Experimental Animation

BOOKANIMA, a compound word of ‘Book’ and ‘Anima’, is Experimental Animation project to give new cinematic life to book. 

Ultimately, it aims to create ‘Book Cinema’ in the third scope between Book and Cinema by Chronophotography Animation, paying homage to Edward Muybridge and Entienne Jules-Marey. 

Along the way it experiments Flip Book, Found Frame, Key Point, Locomotive Overlap, Random Crop & Zoom, Off-screen and most of all, Chronophotography Animation.

It is the site-specific project based on reference books published locally in own languages.

The project consists of five chapters: 1. Martial Arts 2. Dance 3. Ball Games 4. Leports 5. Image