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South Korea: Stunning Sand Animation Video about Ferry Disaster

Written by Lee Yoo Eun On 6 May 2014 @ 3:39 am | No Comments

In Arts & Culture, Citizen Media, Disaster, East Asia, English, Korean, LANGUAGES, Quick Reads, South Korea, TOPICS, TYPE, WORLD

Various artists have joined in paying tribute to the victims of the Sewol ferry disaster [1] which cost over 260 lives, most of them high school students. This stunning sand animation video commemorating the victims and their families uses nothing but sand on a flat surface and artist's fingers to arrange the sand to create depth, shadow and density. The sand art, which brought some audiences to tears, was created by artist Shin Mi-ri and directed by Nam Ji-sun. 

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[1] the Sewol ferry disaster: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sinking_of_the_MV_Sewol

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