- Wonjik believes everything has a story to tell. But more than that, he believes every story can be told clearly and engagingly utilizing emerging technology such as virtual reality. He strives to produce human centered work focusing in interdisciplinary practices including design research, virtual reality, information design, and social science. Hit me up if you're in Paris!
EACH INDIVIDUAL'S BORDERLESS UNIVERSE
INTEGRATING THE MOST PRIMITIVE FORM OF 'HOME' AND EMERGING TECHNOLOGY TO SUGGEST A NEW PERCEPTION OF 'HOME'.
“Each Individual’s Borderless Universe” is a one-person virtual reality installation that explores the visceral and intangible definition of home. Home, defined in a traditional sense, is “one’s place of residence, a familiar or usual setting or a place of origin,” which carries an overtone of belonging to, or being associated with, a fixed place. But we cannot represent the complexity of ourselves by a captured moment in a single frame, and so our home cannot be defined only as a specific place. Home should not be understood as a static or physical structure defined by location but rather as a collective of experiences and memories of places embedded in each person’s borderless perceptual space. A virtual journey displaces reality by interchanging live and recorded footage of places the artist feels strong attachment to, suggesting a new perception of home.