dance story, one of the most important Korean cultural resources. In this thesis, users who are interested in Korean culture, especially Hahoe mask dance, can interact with stories easily through computer graphics. At the same time, they can comprehend the artistic themes stylized by of Korean traditional drawings, enjoy the stories of Hohoe mask dance (with the correct explanations), watch recorded movies, and enjoy a game inspired by the stories in an entertaining way.
What is the limitation of telling the story of the Hahoe mask dance in this project?
The Hahoe mask dance is popular story in Korea. Since it originated from Korean historical background, some parts are difficult to translate into a foreign language and correctly interpret the meaning. Consequently, some aspects of these stories are modified intentionally to assist a user’s understanding, using contextual graphics, instead of text only.
What is the scope of this project?
This project is experimental in terms of interpretation and the expression of dance movement. It is focused on the themes of the original stories - user interactivity has been added to display information effectively as an entertainment tool. This project includes three stories and one game using design software such as Macro- media Flash, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Audition and Adobe Premiere.
Storytelling of the Hahoe Mask