MOVING GARDENS

#videoinstallation #expandedcinema #videoart #projection #tableaushots #movingimages ARTWORK STATEMENT Moving Gardens (2020) is an experiential visual journey that transports viewers to and from urban locations with movement and stillness.  The work activates the cityscapes of Hong Kong and Sydney, to explore the relationship between object, motion and space in multiple dimensions.   Coverages / Extended readings …

THE WALTZ THAT WAS DANCED

#曾經的舞動 #videoinstallation #expandedcinema #videoart #projection #experiential The Waltz that was Danced  Video installation ARTWORK STATEMENT Some say there has been a waltz in here Tilt Swing Turn Swirl When? Once upon a time The waltz that was danced (2019) transforms deserted locations with movement to create an evolving world that is to be sensed, experienced, …

Reflection 004 – Spatialization

White Night 不夜天 2017/ Video installation/ Dimension variable #installation #movingimage #video #spatialization #expandedcinema Intention The work is set out to invent a space that provides an immersive experience where objects and moving images communicate the current sentiment of Hong Kong, while the viewers are bystanders to observe. Reflection 1, written on Nov 30 2017 The …

Reflection 003 – Lullaby for the Insomniacs

2017/ 3’/ Single channel video/ Stereo #materialist #indexicaltransparency #opticalunconscious #objectile #micronarratives Intention To make use of two other video works (Dialogue: Moon-light in Tseung Kwan O and Out of Xanax) as raw material to create a nocturnal excursion through indoor, outdoor and the psychological.   Reflection 1, written on Nov 17 2017 The work transports …

Reflection 001 – Dialogue: Moon-Light of Tseung Kwan O

2017/ 60”/ Single channel video/ Stereo #materialist #indexicaltransparency #opticalunconscious #projectile #micronarratives Intention To direct viewers where to look, and simulate movement with images. Reflection 1, written on Nov 7 2017 This work leads a mystic experience into a territory where the moon, lights and the others conversed. A patch of abstract shapes slowly transformed into …

WHITE NIGHT

#installation #movingimage #video #dystopia #city #dreamscape BACKGROUND The work began with an exercise to stretch the materialist and intermedia possibilities of videos and spatialisation.  The subject and concept was not predetermined at first, but slowly unveiled throughout the creative process.  This work is probably an unconscious respond to my concern about inner conditions, sleeps, dreams and …

A poetic memory-scape composed by Chou Tung-Yen with decorporealized bodies in expanded cinema

Dec 2016 Inspired by Spanish poet Federico Garcia Lorca’s work Nocturne of the Emptied Space, Chou Tung-yen began a three year journey with his team to experiment and stretch the possibilities of space, memory and performance with technology. The first edition of performance piece Emptied Memories was shown in 2011, then performed in in Taiwan and China from …