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ink city

At the otherwise disappointing China Contemporary exhibition in Rotterdam, Chen Shaoxiong's 'Ink City' is an interesting exception. An "ink video" consisting of 300 ink drawings with a soundscape of street sounds, 'Ink City' creates a slide-show impression of life in Guangzhou, with hypnotic effect reminiscent of such films as 'Waking Life' and 'Sans Soleil'.

Ink City - Chen Shaoxiong

Update: Here's the video online.


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