"The One Day Poem Pavilion demonstrates the poetic, transitory, site-sensitive and time-based nature of light and shadow. Using a complex array of perforations, the pavilionâs surface allows
light to pass through creating shifting patterns, whichâduring specific
times of the yearâtransform into the legible text of a poem. The
specific arrangements of the perforations reveal different shadow-poems
according to the solar calendar…."
The poem Song chose is a sijo, a form from classical Korean poetry. Here’s the breakdown:
Song did this project as part of a master’s thesis at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California.