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Cinema at the City's Edge$
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Yomi Braester and James Tweedie

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9789622099845

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789622099845.001.0001

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Transfiguring the Postsocialist City: Experimental Image-Making in Contemporary China

Transfiguring the Postsocialist City: Experimental Image-Making in Contemporary China

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Cinema at the City's Edge
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Zhang Zhen

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Hong Kong University Press
DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789622099845.003.0006

This chapter discusses image-making and experimental visual production, focusing on still and moving images about performing in the city. It focuses on a few photo works that enact surreal or spectral “live performances” on indifferent city scenes: Yang Fudong's triptych The First Intellectual (2000), Li Wei's pair of Mirroring images (2000), and Chen Lingyang's panoramic tableau 25:00 (2002).

Keywords:   image-making, visual production, live performances, Yang Fudong, The First Intellectual, Li Wei, Mirroring, Chen Lingyang, 25:00

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