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Documenting change in China through art

An exhibition by Chinese artist Yang Fudong features four key works - one of which is a full-length feature film - plus photographs taken for a magazine commission.

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The show at the NTU Centre for Contemporary Art includes the seven-screen installation "The Fifth Night (II) Rehearsal" (above) as well as works that document the lives of labourers and of rising Chinese actress Ma Sise. There is also a 76-minute feature film depicting society after the lifting of China's Bamboo Curtain in the 1990s.

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The show at the NTU Centre for Contemporary Art includes the seven-screen installation "The Fifth Night (II) Rehearsal" as well as works that document the lives of labourers and of rising Chinese actress Ma Sise. There is also a 76-minute feature film depicting society after the lifting of China's Bamboo Curtain in the 1990s.

IN the film world, the behind- the-scenes views can be found in the director's cuts or the out-take clips, but change the context in which a film is deconstructed, dissected and viewed - and a film can also be a medium in the visual art world.

The lines between film, art film,...

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