, An Evening of Short Videos From China?
Montclair State University , U.S.A.
ZHANG Qing 章清
Guest speaker and curator:? Ellen Zweig
This evening we present a collection of videos by young Chinese
filmmakers and video artists. Working with documentary and poetic
materials, these artists have created vivid and exciting images of
China today. Also, included in the program are a number of videos
made by American and European visitors to China.
Here's the list of videos and artists:
Katy Martin - Breathing Twice
Zhou Tao - E. 6th to Location One
Chen Qiulin - The Garden
Zhou Hongxiang - Cornland
Fang Lu - Housework Ritual
Tang Dixin - Reed
Zhou Tao - 1234
Leslie Thornton - Novel City
Li Mu - Travel
Zhang Qing - Don't Be Bad
Li Xiaofei - After 2000 - 2
Caspar Straake - Rong Xiang
Chen Qiulin - Ellipsis
Zhou Hongxiang - A Puff of Wind
Here's a description of the whole festival - this evening is a part of the Film Forum which is part of the Montclair State University China Festival:
Montclair State University presents:
"Contemplating China's Past and Future:
A Festival of Chinese Arts and Humanities"
Celebrating Chinese culture with exhibits, concerts, programs and events
March - May 2010
The three-month long Festival explores aspects of the culture of the People's Republic of China in film, traditional and contemporary music, painting, mathematics, cuisine and contemporary pedagogy.? The focus will be on giving the general public a basic understanding of the culture of Asia's most populous and economically powerful nation as it rises to prominence in the 21st century.? Over the course of three months, Montclair State's Festival will examine various facets of the culture of China, elaborating how it has contributed to and influenced Western culture (and vice-versa), examining it from the point of view of a continuum from ancient to modern, with recurring and contemporized motifs, and pondering China's ability to maintain its distinctiveness and separateness.
Works Exhibited :
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