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SONG TAO 宋涛
b. 1979, works and lives in Shanghai

SONG TAO 宋涛
2005
Single-channel video
9 minutes 40 seconds
Edition of 5
STU004

yard:produced between January to March in 2006,it’s the second video which belong to <<4.7G>>-the cooperation project by B6 and Song Tao,music produced by B6,directed by Song Tao. The length is 9 minutes.

Song Tao and B6's Yard comprises three interrelated elements:an lelctronic music soundtrack by B6,which was the starting point for the work;a projected video film(9'25" in duration)of digitally overlain and juxtaposed moving colour images made by Song Tao in response to B6's music representing differing aspects of the urban environment in contemporary Shanghai,including nocturnal street scenes,B6 in a Moog t-shirt with headphones around his neck and finally a ballet dancer practicing in a dance studio tracked closely by a cameraman whose image is reflected by the studio's mirrored wall;and a staged environment for the viewing of the work.

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Related Exhibitions:
ShanghART Video Art Salon / Screening | Christmas & City ShanghART Video Room Bldg. 8, West Bund, 2555 Longteng Avenue, Xuhui District, Shanghai 12.23, 2017
Videotheque-ShanghART Shanghai, Beijing ShanghART Video Room 2008
Restless MoCA, Shanghai 2006


Related Texts:
Yard TEXT 2008
Representing the 'Monster' City - The (Unbearable) Blandness of Song Tao and B6's Yard , Paul Gladston TEXT 2007



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