by Zachary Goldkind

by Zachary Goldkind Film Retrospective

Your Face | Tsai Ming-liang

June 18, 2020

In considering the artistic decay posed within the persisting practice of archetypal expository documentary, Your Face represents a confrontation with history and convention, here mapped in the contours and minute expressions playing out across a variety of people. A selection of 12 faces interact with the camera in a liminal state. Tsai has constructed a simple work, preoccupied with the spectral qualities of history, enabling a different sort of engagement where a series of questions are posed, to be ruminated…

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by Zachary Goldkind Film Retrospective

Li Hsiang’s Love Line | Tsai Ming-liang

Prior to the solidification of Tsai Ming-liang’s career, which is arguably realized with his first Lee Kang-Sheng collaboration (in the television commissioned project Boys), there was Li Hsiang’s Love Line, a rather frugal yet quietly evocative film which offers an intriguing relationship explicated through…

June 4, 2020
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