peaking through the conjuntion between the actress’ different looks and various atmospheres, the new video introduces the collage and overlap of images which seem isolated in chronological order. Coming from the “narrated” and fragmentized memory of family history, those images emphasize and magnify the specific gap existing between the abovementioned recollection and the virtualized construction of today’s reality, presenting the complicities and multiplicities one may encounter when it comes to the approaches to judgment. Essentially, the work reflects an introspective attitude towards the conception of “self”…
( 4 articles reference Zhu Jia )
September 17 – November 21, 2010
REDCAT, Los Angeles
Video installation and exhibition
Located in the hills of La Jolla, a seaside resort community near San Diego, California, the residence of Chris and Eloisa Haudenschild is home to a major U.S. collection of contemporary Chinese video art and photography. The Haudenschilds began collecting contemporary Chinese video and photography in the late 1990s, when these mediums were beginning to become as widely used and important as they are today, and just before the beginning of the market’s current boom.
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