The Edge of Vision, or the Edge of the Earth
Single channel video / color / sound / 6mins.
Music and Sound Production: Kristian Mondrup Nielsen.
The Edge of Vison, or the Edge of the Earth presents the artist’s systematic study of the credibility of narratives.
A series of manipulated natural landscaped images are delicately insinuated into the footages the artist has
previously taken in the United States, Denmark, and China. These include documentations of performances
related to Chinese funeral rituals, and other landscapes that are shot in a National Geographic style; the
footages are shown along with a voiceover that resembles a BBC documentary narration. Purposely
misleading in both visual and audio languages, the work aims at achieving a degree of narration that is clear
but deceitful. A thorough exploration of the mechanism for documentary visual languages developes a
discourse on the relationship between the work, the author and the audience as seen in her earlier work Hi~!.
2017 Visual Questions, Guangdong Museum Of Art, Guangzhou, China.
2015 Moving in time B3+BEIJING Moving image exhibition, CAFA Art museum, Beijing, China.
2014 My Paper Knife, Local Futures, Alter-Circuit, Asian Contemporary Arts Consortium and Et al. gallery, San Francisco, US.
2013 The Edge of Vision, or the Edge of the Earth. White Space Beijing gallery, Beijing, China.
installation view at White Space Beijing (left) & Et al. Gallery (right) ↓
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