“Human Frames” debuting at Asian Hot Shots Berlin 2010

The first Human Frames program for Asian Hot Shots 2010 features films and videos by Yoko Fukushima / Victric Thng / Tejal Shah / Jun Ho Oh / Yuki Kawamura / Ashish Avikunthak / Sookoon Ang / Tony Wu and Georges Hsin / Aki Nakazawa / Biying Zhang.

The films will be shown FR OCT 22nd 21:30 and SAT OCT 23rd 12:00 in Moviemento in attendance of curator Silke Schmickl and Singaporian filmmaker Victric Thng. http://www.moviemento.de

The shortfilm reel is guest-curated by our cooperation partner Lowave and a special panorama selection that announces a bigger curatorial film project of the same name. The Human Frames cycle presents a series of ten film programs examining the human condition through experimental film and video art. Comprising both contemporary and archive images from across Asia and Europe, this project is inspired by the ancient theory of humoralism as a framework by which to analyze certain aspects of the human character. It focuses on ten emotional states – melancholy, fear, anger, fanaticism, isolation, madness, euphoria, courage, desire and mono no aware – and depicts the timeless and universal panoply of human tempers that lay beyond national, social and cultural affiliations.

For Asian Hot Shots curators Silke Schmickl and Masayo Kajimura present a selection of works by Asian artists.


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