SOME INTERFERENCE

#passageoftime #experimental #sound #performance BACKGROUND In a joint exhibition of action "Some Interference", together with three artists, we transformed the act of creation into live performance in a black-box theatre.  Each of us performed with a specific medium - Francis Yu with painting, Lai Chun Ling with performance and videography, Kenny Mok with photography and myself with …

THE PERPETUAL FLOW

#dreamy #luciddream #installation #site-specific DESCRIPTION “When look out the window, I see waves.  They roll vigorously, push closer and flood towards me.” She describes her dream, the dream that keeps coming back. The Perpetual Flow invades the everyday space with images to project the unconscious into reality.  The illusive images juxtapose with daily encounters in the least …

PHANTOMS OF 20C

#魅娓道來 #video #sound #montage #emotions #movingimage #ambience STATEMENT She is never alone, even though she sometimes prefer to be alone. They are here, always here. Who? They.  You know. They. Foucault (1978 p. 93) stated: ‘Power is everywhere; not because it embraces everything, but because it comes from everywhere.’ Surrounded by voices telling us what is …

ROSEMARY’S UTERUS

#3dprinting #object #digitalart #feminism #body #wunderkammer BACKGROUND Roman Polanski’s classic horror Rosemary’s Baby in the 60s not only pioneered a new form thriller, but also reflected the social norm as well as the female’s role in the society and in a domestic situation at that time.  The protagonist, Rosemary, was conceived with the devil’s baby …

SHE SPEAKS FOR ME

#movingimage #photography #privatespace #scent #hongkongwomen #ethnography BACKGROUND Home is more than a place of residence, it is a space that gives a person the sense of home, which makes it more than a physical space.  Having encountered three interesting women, C, J and L, who lives in an apartment on her own in Hong Kong, I began an …

DRENCHED

#installation #movingimage #foundvideo #dystopia #uncontrollable BACKGROUND Our body is about 72% water by weight, we cannot live without water.  We intake something from the outside (of ourselves) and it becomes part of our body (inside). During the residency in Iceland in 2015, I stayed in a farm for two weeks.  On arrival, the owner said we can drink …

WEATHER FORECAST

#movingimages #montage #maxmsp #livecinema #dystopia #future CONCEPT A weather forecast system is built, using realtime information from a storm glass; where the result (the forecast) is presented in a series clips related to the forecast, run in random order for 1 minute.  The forecast becomes a short narrative video about tomorrow, and each forecast generates a different …

NOREYONCÉ

#shortdocumentary #hongkongwomen #videoportrait #feminism   PLOT Through the story of Nora we get a rare glimpse of the issues around love, ideal and reality, facing by the so-called “middle-aged" women in Hong Kong. Nora calls herself Noreyoncé, just like Beyonce, she believes in one’s own will and power.  Through meetings with Nora, her mother and …

SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH…

#movingimages #citylife #disordered #cyberspace #screenaddiction CONCEPT This project begins with observing the digital device addiction phenomenon in the city. People are always using their smartphones and become obsessed with the digital media. The world behind the display screen seems to be more authentic than the physical world, everything is there - information, social life, entertainment... …

DIGIHOLICS ANONYMOUS

#digitaldeviceaddiction #communication #disconnected #virtualmeeting STATEMENT The uncontrollable use of mobile devices may be referred to as a kind of (behavioral) addiction, the addiction could reach a point at which it becomes harmful. I created a fictional ‘rehab program’ meeting where mobile-addicts (viewers, one at a time) can participate.  In form of an installation the therapy …