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Super16mm Film on HD, Sound | English with Chinese subtitles | 20min

A Short-Story on Forgetting and Remembering was shot entirely at night, following the protagonist walking around a city, climbing up roof-tops – watching, observing, witnessing the city and its night-scape; a narrator’s voice tells a story on ‘implanted memories’.

What is real, what imagined, projected or implanted: of a person, a city, a nation. Memory and history embellished, the margin between reality and fiction disappears.
A Short-Story on Forgetting and Remembering refers to the construction of history and identity – of a person, a city or a nation.
Filmed with Super16mm in Taipei in 2007.
It marks the beginning of a trilogy on memory together with Norwegian Woods and Seoul Fiction.
This trilogy is the main feature of Book 1 June Young of The Monograph Project.

A Short-Story on Forgetting and Remembering was produced on the occasion of City Fables, the 5th City on the Move Art Festival, Taipei Brewery, Taipei, 2007

Thanks to H Phoebe Huang Marzec, Wayne Lin, Jo Hsiao and Meiya Cheng.


2013 Disturbances in the Structure, Art Today Association for Contemporary Art, Plovdiv (BG)
2012 Roundtable, Gwangju Bienniale, Gwangju (KR)
2011 Cinema Alley (screening), 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art Sydney (AU)
2010 A Short-Story on Forgetting and Remembering, ShugoArts, Tokyo (JP)
Open Light in Privates Spaces – 1st Biennial for Int. Light Art; European Capital of Culture Ruhr 2010 (DE)
2010 Cinema, Vitamin Creative Space, Guangzhou (CN)
Looking Through Film: Traces of Cinema and Self-constructs in Contemporary Art, OCAT Contemporary Art Terminal, Shenzhen (CN)
2009 Platform09 in Kimusa, Samuso: and Artsonje Center, Kimusa (Former Defense Ministry), Seoul (KR)
2008 LIAF08- Lofoten International Art Festival, Lofoten Islands (NO)
2007 City Fables, Taipei City Arts Council, Taipei (TW)


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