Accordion Mask (2015)
Toy

Prototype/Concept test. Developed during residency at Signal Culture and the Staten Island Makerspace Work in Progress. Test Video A video posted by Inhye Lee (@to_ot_to_ot) on Sep 16, 2015 at 9:02pm PDT

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Accordion Face (2013)

Concept One of my interests is repurposing familiar objects such as toys (block toys, classic children’s books) or musical instruments (piano, xylophone, accordion) that I grew up playing with. By giving different roles to these familiar items that I have memories attached to, I want to recreate the mesmerizing moment that we all had as…

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Piano: Face Jumble (2013)

Concept Play music. Jumble face. This piece started as a sequel to Face Book with a Hole where I borrowed the idea of a die-cut book that connects a page to the next via a hole on a page. I intended to deliver the connectedness of human emotions by creating connected faces in the book.…

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Face Book With A Hole – Four Emotions (2011)
Experiment, Toy

Full Title Face Book With A Hole – Four Emotions / 구멍난 얼굴북 – 희노애락 Concept Borrowing a classic children’s book format (die-cut book), where viewers see a part of next page through a hole, I intended to create a series of faces that lead into one another. I wanted to share and mix visual…

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TypoBlok (2007)

Elevator pitch Typoblok is a building block toy that can create typefaces through the play. Idea development I started this project while taking Judith Landsman‘s typography class at Parsons design school (Spring 2007). Goal was to create a 3 dimensional box that uses either one alphabet or one word as a design element. Instead, I…

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Zig Zag Muzig Block (2004-2006)

Elevator pitch Zig Zag Muzig Block (ZZMB) is a three-block-structured interactive visual music toy. Blocks are working as the sound controller as well as the visual container. Following and upgrading the analogue mix and match character toy, ZZMB allows users to compose a new character’s moving image by mixing and matching four different singing characters…

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Choir Xylophone (2003)

Elevator pitch Choir Xylophone is an interactive musical toy that uses singer’s visual image and sound to represent each note of the instrument. Each note comes with its own visual icon. Interactivity to the video and sound Speaking from cliche, editing is often the most interesting and thrilling part when I make videos, because the…

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