TOMORROW IN THE MAILBOX

BACKGROUND The project is an attempt to apply the agents mentioned in research paper on strategies in arts to create new attentional forms.  A previous work, Tomorrow in a Glass, is selected and reworked to include agents including concrete & defamiliarization, chance & indeterminacy and breaking the fourth wall. The original version of the work …

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OUT OF XANAX

#未能鎮靜 #videosculpture #movingimages #objects #windows #space ARTWORK STATEMENT The windows are opened. Let’s look out.  Oops, the view is gone. Something is trembling… Or is it my mind? When concussion happens, what can we do besides to stare?   Xanax is a minor tranquilliser commonly used for the treatment of anxiety disorders. BACKGROUND With an intention …

LINGERING LIMINALITY: the realm of process, experimentation and the in-between

#curatorialproject #videography #movingimages #singlechannelscreening #installation #micronarratives CURATORIAL STATEMENT Lingering Liminality: the realm of process, experimentation and the in-between takes on as an extension stemmed from the series of experimentations during the Micro-Narratives studio sessions. From diving into thick conversations on videography to stepping in and out of the boundless scope of video experimentation, artists fully …

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 …

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 …