It is the first glimpse of the museum’s moving image collection, its inaugural film programme and is part of its ongoing pre-opening public series Mobile M+. The multi-site project comprises a thematic screening programme and a two-part exhibition.
A 50-minute offering, YAN is, metaphorically, both as a dream one could never wake up to and as a dilemma one could never pierce through.
The occasion is marked by a complete range of the artist’s recent works; paintings, videos and film installations in various form and materials, linked by a layering of images drawn from anthropology, film, archaeology and the artist's own childhood.
The creation of the new work “Mr. Sea” by Geng Xue has taken a year, and it is a short film based on the novel of the same name in Pu Songling’s “Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio”.
In "Walker", Lee Kang-sheng personifies a monk crossing crowded urban sites with almost painful slowness, will be shown as a video installation in selected Viennese locations.
In collaboration with the British Council, Times Museum presents a series of video art pieces by British artists, ranging from classical experimental films to new works by young artists. The screenings will be introduced by Gil Leung...
The monthly programme features a variety of curated contemporary, retrospective and thematic showcases, presenting national cinemas, tributes to masters, digitally restored classics, and genre films.
Lin Xudong said Jia Zhangke’s films had always shown performances of the "everyday stories of nobody. Jia Zhangke disagreed on the title of “nobody”, because his films were concerned with the majority of people in the society...
Combining installations, film and documentary works and paintings as the mediums, the diverse display is united by a common endeavour and set of concerns: the nature of art and its public display in the ever-changing culture of today.
Neshat said frankly, like most of the Iranian artists, her artistic creations had an element of political overtones. She was often placed in this political and artistic dilemma. However, artistic creation was actually a very powerful weapon, to inspire and mobilize people to actively participate in...
Because the EXIN 2012 was not held for some reason, the screening plate of Mainland China is held at Yuan Art Museum, Beijing, on March 23, until May 7, 2013.
It will be on view from Feb. 1 through March 24.