ShanghART Gallery 香格纳画廊
中文

Robber South (dao nan)
YANG FUDONG 杨福东
2001
Single-channel video
color, sound
18 minutes
Edition of 10 + 2AP
YFDv009

In a scene from “Robber South” (2001), which tells the story of a young man in the city making a living as a fruit seller while dreaming of becoming a businessman, the protagonist watches as a subway train pulls into a station, and in an instant the focus of his attention switches seamlessly to a deep blue sky. Compass in hand, he walks from house to house, tracing each door and wall with his fingers, a metaphor for his search for his own place in the city.

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Related Exhibitions:
Artissima Cinema, Shanghype! Mirafiori Motor Village, Turin, Italy 11.09, 2007 -11.11, 2007


Related Texts:
Robber South TEXT 2008