ART WORK/PROJECT NAME: NEUROMANCER
This year at Clockenflap, Videotage is presenting a selection of dynamic, vivid yet diverse video artworks for the festivalgoers. Neuromancer is showing six exciting video works, showcasing the ability and creativity of the new generation in the video art scene.
The lineup consists of a great variety of genres, themes, and styles. It includes animation-based works - “Dragon's Delusion Era” by Kongkee, LEE Kwok-wai, TSUI Ka-hei & Choi Sai Ho and “Trailer for GOODBYE UTOPIA” by Ding Shiwei, VR-inspired works - “2065” and “Bonus Levels - Chapter 2: Delirious New Wick - Walkthrough” by Lawrence Lek, and live-action - “JOSS” by item idem.
The screening will also include “GIFLRRLMs” - a medley of the gif animations from Videotage’s .gif Festival “Left Right Right Left Movement”, composed of the works by Terence Baier, Ian Ian Robert Ballantyne, Suze Chan, Chen Hangfeng, Ziki Cheung, Alice Duranti, Derederek Lam, KUNT_ARCH, PET_CORP (Ailadi, Bill), and Wong Kei Ying.
This year, a board range of acclaimed young artists, local and international, will demonstrate their bold and edge-cutting imagination with powerful visuals.
Curator: Isaac Leung
Assistant curators: David Chan, Joseph Chen, Angel Leung, and Kelvin Yiu
ABOUT THE ARTIST: VIDEOTAGE
Videotage is a leading Hong Kong-based non-profit organization specializing in the promotion, presentation, creation and preservation of new media art across all languages, shapes and forms. Founded in 1986, Videotage has evolved from an artist-run collective to an influential network, supporting creative use of media art to explore, investigate and connect with issues that are of significant social, cultural, and historical value.
Dedicated to nurturing emerging media artists and developing the local media arts community, Videotage has organized numerous media arts events and programs while developing an extensive offline and online video art archive (VMAC).