Bo Wang on the premiere of Many Undulating Things (2019), his most recent film project with collaborator Pan Lu
Today’s post features a message from artist, filmmaker, and VCS faculty member Bo Wang about the London premiere of the film Many Undulating Things (2019) and several other current and upcoming exhibitions and screening of his works, all of which were made in collaboration with Pan Lu, Assistant Professor in the Department of Chinese Culture at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Here’s Bo’s announcement:
Hope this email finds you well. I would like to share you some upcoming exhibitions/screenings this fall. The three works from the past seven years’ collaboration, between me and Pan Lu, on colonialism, spatial politics, neoliberal order, with Hong Kong as a focal point, are having some opportunities to be presented in numerous venues this fall:
Many Undulating Things (2019) is going to have its UK premiere today at Open City Documentary Festival in London. We are nominated for Open City Awards, which is presented to the film that exemplifies an author in control of their subject matter, craft and story, among three other films. The screening will be at Regent Street Cinema, where on Feb 20 1896, the Lumière Brothers showed the earliest moving images in UK for the firs time.
Thu Sep 5, 20:30, 2019, Regent Street Cinema, followed by a Q&A.
Many Undulating Things (2019) is also going to have its Asian Premiere at Asian Competition, DMZ Int’l Documentary Film Festival in South Korea.
Sat Sep 21 10am & Mon Sep 23 11am, Goyang, South Korea
A recent essay on Many Undulating Things, by Steffanie Ling, Artistic Director of Images Festival in Toronto https://opencitylondon.com/news/open-city-documentary-festival-2019-focus-many-undulating-things-be-water/ More screening information will be updated soon.
Miasma, Plants, Export Paintings (2017) will be exhibited as installation at Ural Industrial Biennale of Contemporary Art in Yekaterinburg, Russia. The theme of this year is Immortality, curated by Xiaoyu Weng.
Sep 12 – Dec 1, 2019, Professional Preview: Sep 10-11
Miasma, Plants, Export Paintings (2017) will be shown at DOKUARTS, Oct 11 6:30pm, at German Historical Museum in Berlin.
It’s also on show at
Hot Flows: Pearl River Delta Arts Retrospective in Macao
Curators: Hu Bin, Noah Ng; Program Researcher: Qu Chang
Aug 23 – Oct 13, 2019, Post-Ox Warehouse Experimental Site, Macao
Traces of an Invisible City: Three Notes on Hong Kong (2016) is going to be exhibited at Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism
Sep 7 – Nov 10, Seoul, South Korea
More updates will be at http://bo-wang.net/.
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