Future Scanner – HBC
In March 2017 thirty people from the neighbourhood surrounding the Shinheung Market in Haebangchon (HBC), Seoul, where invited to tell their dreams about their future and the future of their community in front of a video camera. Participating people where encouraged to try to explain any vision or dream, with no regards to its realisation potential. In October-December 2017 the result was displayed as 1-channel video installations in shops and shop windows in the HBC neighbourhood.
The presented material consist of documentary material mixed with demographical statistical facts about the neighbourhood. This constellation of different types of information and knowledge is intended to show the complexity in trying to describe a society as well as one’s ideas or dreams there of. The statistical information about Haebangchon was collected from the Governemental Insititute of Statistics Korea.
The monitors where displayed upended in a “portrait format”, HD1080p, video loop, 03:04:30
The project produced a web-site, with project information, venue addresses and maps. Using it on a smartphone spectators could find the different venues and navigate with interactive maps. The web site contain information about the project as well as a presentation of participating people and shops.
Video clips whith people who are living, working or both in Haebangchon where displayed on monitors in the neighbourhood surrounding the Shinheung Market. The monitors where displayed upended in a “portrait format”.
The project was on display between 14 October - 16 December 2017
Video Installation Hosts
고요서사, 서점, 차경희 – Kyoung Hee Cha, Goyo Bookshop
콩밭커피, 까페, 김석 – Seok Kim, Kongbat Coffee
용산해방촌나눔의집, 커뮤니티 센터, 민킴종훈 – Jonghun Minkim, Pilgrimage Church, Community Center
아이브 가죽공방, 박기동 – Kidong Park, Ive Leather Craft
Rockeat, 까페 · 와인 바 송승현 – Seun Hyun Song, Rockeat, Café and Bar
Interviews and research: 정승원 – Seungwon Jung
Assistance and research: 조윤주 – Yoonjoo Cho
Light and interview assistance: 이동엽 – Dong Yeop Lee
Interview assistance: 임성준 – Sungjune Lim
Translation: 구현모번역 – Hyunmo Koo
Proof reading and website supervisor: 윤소정 – Sojung Yoon
Documentary camera (stills and video): 박민석 – Minseok Park
Metal construction: 이현욱 – Hyun Wook Lee