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Video Art
with commentary by Paul Wells
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The Chinese hand scroll is referred to as first motion picture. Proceeding from Chinese thought and aesthetics the traditional concept of landscape painting ‘Shan-Shui-Hua’ is recreated as modern video art. Confronting the tools of digital computer visualization with East Asian philosophical ideas creates an artistic artifact combining both positions. The ambient ‘video scroll’ presents a poem of the famous Chinese poet Han Shan as a reflection on the Western mountaineers fight against nature ascending and descending the highest peaks counterpointing the Chinese attempt of spiritual harmony. The video contains no complex narration and attempts to be a meditative open artwork.