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Explosion
Director: Kwan Tsz-wai Alan

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Production Country Hong Kong
Production Year 2011
Duration 6’ 50”
Colour Colour
Language No Dialogue or Subtitles
Genre Experimental
Shooting Format DV
Synopsis There are 3 explosion footages in extreme slow motion. The artist imagines himself doing what the capitalists do - to act as a manipulator and design images whereby real meanings and nature of things are distorted. He substitutes the pleasure of seeing for the contemplation on the horror of violence.
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Remarks shared after Festival visit


“This trip to Cuba is such an eye opener. I met lots of filmmakers and artists from around the world, and being in Cuba itself is just an inspiration. At first, I was worried about lifelogging in Cuba as it seems to be a closed and conservative country, but everything turned out fine. In fact, the audiences were patient and curious about art that they were not familiar with, and were eager to talk to directors/ artists. ”

— Shared by Kwan Tsz-wai Alan, director of Explosion, after attending 5th International Festival of Video-art, FIVAC Camaguey in Cuba, under the sponsorship of NAE.


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