Hong Sungchul is an artist who creates fairly large-scale three-dimensional works consisting of numerous elastic strings with a singular image printed on across all of them. When the singular strings are hung together, the final image is presented.
My intuition told me that this story about a futuristic world carried an immediate message for our present world. I am also interested in computers through my own personal experience with them. There are only a few movies, even out of Hollywood, which clearly portray the influence and power of computers. I thought this theme would be more effectively conveyed through animation. - director Mamoru Oshii; P.D. by Hiromasa Ogura