Curious 12 Tales

Curious 12 Tales

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Curious 12 Tales enchanted visitors with true-to-life visuals with an exhibition dedicated to 12 Korean folktales depicting various deities, mythical creatures and plants that have been handed down over the generations.

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The exhibit comprised 12 exhibition zones. Each zone focuses on a particular myth that has fascinated people of all ages and featured the ingenious use of technologies such as projectors, virtual reality, augmented reality, and holograms.

Christie was one of the main sponsors of this captivating exhibition, and supplied 16 D20WU-HS 1DLP laser projectors to deliver bright and lifelike images that brought these traditional folk tales to life. The projectors were installed by Christie’s local partner, SNC Alliance Co., Ltd.

Visitors enjoyed highly detailed images by the Christie D20WU-HS laser projectors fitted discreetly on the ceiling in eight exhibition zones, namely “The Old Stories that Began with Stone and Wood”, “Story of Shadows”, “Reaching the Stars Beyond Our Mind”, “Will O’ the Wisps”, “The Letter of Summoning”, “Curious Tales”, “We Live with the Household Gods”, and “Your Very Own Guardian Spirit”.

In particular, several D20WU-HS projectors, together with four-sided media mirrors deployed for spellbinding projections in “The Letter of Summoning”, successfully created an infinite space that breaks down the boundary between imagination and reality. Images of mythical creatures such as dragons, phoenixes and nine-tailed foxes appear on the floor and bookshelves that seemingly transport visitors to a new dimension.

“Curious 12 Tales showcases rich and immersive visuals that enable visitors to reinterpret in their own way these fantastic stories that transcend time and space, and discover anew the way we live in the present,” said Gyoung-tae Hong, CEO, Design Silverfish. “Just like how we approached our parents to tell us traditional folk tales, we want to pass on these timeless Korean stories to our children through the use of beautiful and interesting images at this exhibition. We hope that visitors will enjoy our rendition of these enduring stories.”

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The multimedia exhibition was organized by media production firm Design Silverfish, and sponsored by Korea’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Korea Creative Content Agency. It was held at Insa Central Museum until July 25, 2022.

Curious 12 Tales used 16 Christie DWU20-HS HS Series 1DLP projectors to light up exhibition zones. Ranging in brightness levels from 7,000-20,600 lumens and resolutions including WUXGA, HD and 4K UHD, the Christie HS Series offers a powerful, reliable and cost-effective option for almost any high-use application. Setting benchmarks in brightness, color accuracy, power requirements, and form factor, the HS Series pushes the envelope of what’s possible with 1DLP technology.


Design Silverfish and SNC Alliance Co., Ltd.

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