Practice

My research is grounded on practices of performance, production and dissemination. This effort to engage in first-hand experimentation with multiple ways of working is inspired by the history of productive exchanges between anthropology and art practice.

Exhibitions:

VIOLENT OPAQUE (2017), Video Vortex XI — Video in Flux: Art, Activism & Archives, Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016, Kochi, India. (curated by Wang R.).

“Flow/Flux” 2016 Design Harvests Artist Residency Program Exhibition (2017). College of Design and Innovation, Tongji University, Shanghai, China. (curated by Huang Y. & Feng K.).

Internet! A Retrospective (2016). SPUR, San Francisco, U.S.A. (curated by H. Tseng & T. Hwang).

Portable Domains (2015). Firstdraft, Woolloomooloo, Australia (curated by Astute Art Investments International).

Circle Jerks (2015). Minut Init Art Social, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia (curated by Wang R.).

Digitale Folklore (2015). HMKV, Dortmunder U – Zentrum für Kunst und Kreativität, Dortmund, Germany (curated by O. Lialina & D. Espenschied).

OCEAN – on-line exhibition of animated GIFs (2015). The 5th edition of Papay Gyro Nights Art Festival (PGNAF) and FixC cooperative. Hong Kong/Finland.

Resources:

Reduced Reality: occasional selection of observations and reading notes in an intimate newsletter format

打酱油 dǎ jiàng yóu: ongoing archive of visual digital folklore collected on Chinese platforms

dajiangyou: fieldwork notes about Chinese digital folklore: short multimedia essays about the data collected for my PhD research project

arcade/border/city: collective blog for the Hong Kong-based Passagenwerk reading group

Unsound Ethnographies: attempts at bridging fieldwork and field recordings

Chinoise » 中噪: deconstructive and speculative music criticism tracking the Chinese experimental underground

Monstres par Excès: independent label releasing works by myself and fellow musicians from the fringes of experimental music