Thursday, August 6

Lisa Tan

"Waves" (2014–15)
"The videos in this series unfold like conversations. Seemingly inconsequential things pop-up and take hold. A phone call interrupts, the sun starts to set, a stranger asks a question, translations are needed, and the ocean meets the shore. Each work narrates my engagement with enigmatic writers, with close friends, with histories, technologies and geographies that I know, in order to mediate those that I don't. I filmed in places and at times that exist at some threshold, such as where sea meets land, and while traversing above and below the surface of the earth, and during the time when day gives way to night. ..."
Lisa Tan: Current (Video)
Lisa Tan
The Intimate Art of Active Reading
Interview: Lisa Tan
vimeo: Waves (6.5 minute excerpt)