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Videotage

Jonny Au, Pure Color, 1987. Courtesy of the Artist & Videotage (Hong Kong)

 

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60 mins, 45 seconds

Videotage, Hong Kong

 

Curated by John Chow, this presentation pairs up two videos one of the early and on of present time: From Johnny Au’s early visual abstraction using TV signal feedback as paints and brushes, to Eric Siu’s cutting-edge technology of programmed video and CG animation; from Gina Czarnecki’s  personal video letter in VHS format to Hui Rui’s avant-garde video covering the hidden struggles between modern family relation; from Ellen Pau’s early sampling technique of frames and motions from classic movies, to Reynold Reynolds latest approach of internet-found footages collage…These duos demonstrate not only the contrast in different times, media, and generations, but also the changing landscape of video art in Hong Kong, showcasing the huge spectrum of forms in video art history.