The South Korean architect’s whimsical drawings and illustrations of biomorphic architecture and machinery are on display at the Chicago Biennial. Moon Hoon’s detailed images are reminiscent of 1960s Radical Futurism, Russian Constructivism, and Transformers. His inspiration draws from Japanese animation, Leonardo da Vinci’s drawings, cars, planes, and other transportation, and even watching movies backwards.
Hoon’s artwork depicts architecture not as static objects but as living beings that move beyond their supposed limits. “I would probably say that the definition of architecture could be extended as far as we would allow it,” he said in the Wired article. To Hoon, buildings are playful and encourage people to interact with the space.
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