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Strindberg and Helium in the Guggenheim

Strindberg and Helium makes it into the top 25 finalists for the YouTube Play Guggenheim Biennial. On October 21, 2010, the top 25 finalists were revealed at the Guggenheim Museum in New York during a ceremony broadcast live on YouTube. For the occasion, the Guggenheim Museum’s facade was covered with projections of the finalists’ videos. The videos were presented at the Guggenheim Museums in New York, Bilbao, Berlin, and Venice.

Winterfresh Gum Commercials

Under the creative direction of BBDO Chicago, we developed an eye-catching commercial campaign for Wrigley’s Winterfresh gum brand. We directed and produced four on-air and three online spots with an irreverent anything-goes style to champion the power of fresh breath: CoolBreathPower.

CLIENT: BBDO Chicago for Wrigley

Director, Illustrator, Animator: Karl Ackermann
Additional animation: Jon Bryzski, Takeshi Murata, Eun-Ha Paek, Arthur Jones
Producer, Creative Direction, Copy: BBDO Chicago

iPhone App for John Baldessari’s In Still Life

Partnering with Dan Nadel and Vectorpark, we made an iPhone app and website to accompany John Baldessari’s retrospective, Pure Beauty, at LACMA.

CLIENT: ForYourArt and Ovation

Creative direction: Dan Nadel
iPhone interactivity/programmer: Patrick Smith/Vectorpark
Producer: Karl Ackermann
Designer: Eun-Ha Paek
Web programmer: Ranjit Bhatnagar
Production: Tomomi Sohn
Painting: Banquet Still Life(1667) by Abraham van Beyeren (Holland, 1620-1690)