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.
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
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)
Animation for Nike Asia websites’ i-community. The client, AKQA, wanted a short, cute animation about the day in the life of a young woman.
Director, Artist, Animator: Eun-Ha Paek
Music: Dim Dim, courtesy of Audio Dregs
Creative Direction: AKQA
Interstitial for Sundance Channel. Part of the poetry in motion series featuring poetry by former Poet Laureate Billy Collins.
CLIENT: JWT NY for Sundance Channel
Director, Artist, Animator, Photographer: Eun-Ha Paek
Poetry, Voiceover: Billy Collins
Mumbleboy in Friends With You’s Skywalker Parade in Art Basel.
Eun-Ha’s music video for Veda Hille will screen at 2006 SXSW Film Festival.
Mumbleboy made a music video for Beck’s Ghettochip Malfunction
Strindberg and Helium are on Comedy Central’s new show called Jump Cuts (Episode 2)!
Lovedisk was part of “The Desktop Revolution” according to Commarts Interactive Annual 2004
Strindberg and Helium are reviewed in the New York Times. May 28, 2004
Mumblehop v1.0. Hop on mumblepads to move through mumbleuniverse projected on a big screen.
EXHIBITION: Museum of the Moving Image, Queens, NY
Concept, Interaction design, Programming, Animation: Karl Ackermann
Art, Animation: Mumbleboy
USB pressure pads: Oliver Ackermann
Curator, Shepard: Carl Goodman
USA Today recommends Strindberg and Helium. Oct 22, 2003
Strindberg and Helium make it into Entertainment Weekly’s “The Must List”. Oct 10, 2003