TOMORROW IN A GLASS

#望瓶打掛 #installation #movingimage #video #dystopia #future BACKGROUND Tomorrow in a Glass (2017) is a new version of an older artwork Weather Forecast (2016).  The logic is the same, but this version has a more refined concept with a focus on Hong Kong.  Apart from the videos, sound is changed, as well as the installation setup. …

TRANSIENCE

#movingimage #experiential #stillness #senses ARTWORK STATEMENT The attempt to attain happiness in the contemporary world is like going after the light and chasing the wind.  Are we trying to catch something that’s not meant to be caught? Transience is a series of 6 videos, inspired by the Western district at the time when the artist …

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 …

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 …