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X is tense (Video Cypher Vol.4)

X is tense (Video Cypher Vol.4), 2018

Single Channel Video/ 0’56”/ Color/ Sound


X is tense is a part of Video Cypher Vol.4 a responsive video series to Monkey Business(2017) commissioned by Kids Return Film Festival 2018. The video remapped the existential crisis of NEET (Not in Employment, Education or Training) youths into a mashup video comprising instant culture, social approval, neoliberalism, digital labour, ephemerality and infinity with Laptop Chick (2013) a song by Flamingosis. 


About Video Cypher

Video Cypher [HK] was initiated by Anna Chim in 2017, and inspired by LA beat cypher crew Team Supreme. The intention of Video Cypher is about gathering friends to encourage and inspire each other in playing with videos and making progress together. The participating artists are required to interpret certain materials or themes with a goal to learn and explore video editing or animation techniques, hopefully produce some fun results. Participating artists include Anna Chim, Awe IW, Suze陳, Chiu Yan Wah, Alex Yiu, Crystal Bug, Dom Paul Chung, Heidi Huang, Joseph Chen 2015, Kelvin T, Mia Chu, Qqbbg, Wong Kei Ying, Ziki Cheung, etc.

Screening History:
Kids Return Film Festival 2018 | One Night Only

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