Art Basel · Film · Special Screenings

curated by multimedia artist and film producer Li Zhenhua

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MARCH 28 • WEDNESDAY 7pm • Special Screening
Wang Xiaoshuai: Days Gone By – Yu Hong (2009) • Long March • Running Time 68’57”

Opening with a conversation with artist Yu Hong, Guggenheim Museum curator Alexandra Munroe and Film sector curator Li Zhenhua

MARCH 28 • WEDNESDAY 8:45pm • Special Screening
Qiu Anxiong: New Classic of Mountains and Seas III (2013-2017) • Boers-Li • Running Time 30’

MARCH 29 • THURSDAY 6:30pm • Special Screening
Sun Xun: Time Spy (2016) • Running Time 9’03”

Commissioned and produced by Audemars Piguet Art Commission Program in partnership with Sean Kelly, Edouard Malingue and ShanghART

Following by a conversation with artist Sun Xun and Film sector curator Li Zhenhua

MARCH 29 • THURSDAY 7:20pm • Special Screening
Xiangyu He: The Swim (2017) • SCAI The Bathhouse • Running Time 96’

MARCH 30 • FRIDAY 6:30pm • Special Screening  ages 18+ only
Julian Rosefeldt: Deep Gold (2013-2014) • König Galerie • Running Time 18’12”

MARCH 30 • FRIDAY 6:55pm • Special Screening
Wang Bing: Mrs. Fang (2017) • Chantal Crousel • Running Time 102’

MARCH 31 • SATURDAY 2pm • Special Screening
Video Art Collection from Videotage & Nam June Paik Art Center:  The Future Is in the Past  • Running Time 89’31”

 

 

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Celebrating its fifth edition in Hong Kong, Art Basel presents an ambitious program of 59 film and video works by 67 artists from 38 galleries. Alongside a selection of short films, this year’s sector includes seven special screenings. Highlights are ‘Days Gone By – Yu Hong’ by Wang Xiaoshuai will open the special screenings program depicting the life and work of Yu Hong, a female contemporary Chinese artist. The film not only portrays the life of an individual artist, but also encapsulates the rise of the Chinese art scene during a drastically changing era. ‘Time Spy’ by Sun Xun fuses traditional woodcut techniques with a 3D visual experience. Awarded the Golden Leopard at the Locarno Film Festival in 2017, ‘Mrs. Fang’ by Wang Bing is a documentary that depicts the last stages of a farm worker’s life who has been suffering from Alzheimer’s for several years. Additionally, Art Basel is collaborating with Videotage on a special program ‘The Future Is in the Past’ featuring the Hong Kong-based not-for-profit’s ongoing endeavors and contributions to new-media art from Asia.