About the artist

Rita Hui graduated from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Art of taking a Diploma course in Film & TV in 1994. In 1996, she finished the study of Advance Diploma in Film & TV (Major in Editing) and Bachelor of Fine Arts in the Department of Film & TV in the Academy. She is a young talented director. Her work Ah Ming gained wide attention and won the Distinguished Award of the Hong Kong Independent Short Film & Video Award in 1996. In 1998 her work She makes me wanna to die and Invisible City (Wall) all won the Sliver Award in drama category and other category in the Hong Kong Independent Short Film & Video Award. Also, her work Alice in the Wonderland was shown in Hong Kong Arts Center at programme Independent Yours. In 2001, she first time try to work on theater, Tango of Water Sleeves and Beautiful Project and her video work Chionanthus Retusus. And her first set up video installation XX have been showing in Macau Old Ladies House of “Wo…man” Feminine Art. 2004, she finished her new work IdoLetHerMyHeadHave. In 2005 and 2006, she produced her Red Ridding Hood and RED. The later one is her RMIT’s master program final project. In 2007, she has established and lunched Rabbit Travelogue. In 2008, she finished her first featured film with ADC funding, Dead Slowly and it was shown in PIFF 2009’s New Current section and HKAIFF. In 2013, her second feature film Keening Woman was Official selected of A Window of Asia in Busan International Film Festival. The third feature film Pseudo Secular was selected as Opening film of South Taiwan Film Festival and selected of Wave in Torino Film Festival 2016

許雅舒, 錄像藝術家、導演, 現任教於香港城市大學創意媒體學院。過去十多年以來積極探討敘事的可能性, 不斷挑戰影像和敘事之外更多呈現表述的方式。處女作《阿明》以其嶄新的敘事方式受到矚目, 並參展於不同的錄像電影節, 作品於98年成為日本Image Forum電影節的優秀作品; 此後的作品如《隧道》、《看不見的城 (牆)》、《愛麗絲在美好世界》、《說謊記》均在香港以及世界各地展出, 受到本地和國際的注目。近年作品《我遊》、《女子狼》、《紅》均構成自成一格的錄像語言, 呈現出作者本人對影像本身的思考。2007年, 成立 Rabbit Travelogue。2009年以香港藝術發展局的資助, 完成了個人首部電影作品《慢性中毒》, 並參展2009年釜山電影節”New Current”, 該電影被喻為香港有史以來首部長篇實驗電影。2013年,第二部長片《哭喪女》入選釜山電影節。《風景》為第三部長片,成為2016年台灣南方電影的開幕電影,以及入選意大利都靈電影節。

 

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