nguyễn trinh thi

video and moving image works

Everyday’s the Seventies (2018)

Three-Channel Video, Four-Channel Sound, 15 minutes 

sound mixed by Ernst Karel

Different versions of the same history – one personal, another depicted by cinema, the third described by the media – are laid on top of each other and collapsed. Mixing footage from 80s and 90s Hong Kong movies, with wire service footage of the Vietnam War and the Vietnamese refugee crisis in Hong Kong from the late 70s until 1997, with an interview with the owner of ‘Paul’s Records’ in Hong Kong, Everyday’s the Seventies continues to explore Nguyễn’s interests in gaps, holes and disconnections in between personal memories/history and other kinds of collective histories.

 

The sun teaches us that history is not everything”, Osage Art Foundation, Hong Kong

Installation, Glasgow Short Film Festival 2018

Screen Shot 2016-12-13 at 8.00.38 PM

Everyday still 1

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This entry was posted on December 18, 2017 by in Texts, Uncategorized.

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