Influenced by film directors Chris Marker, Harun Farocki, and others, Hao Jingban’s (b. 1985, Shanxi) work often uses the language and structure of documentary film to explore the fate of the general population in relation to social movements and the currents of history. Through field research, scenic reconstruction, and narrative montage, her artworks act as historical documents as they explore the fraught relationships between memory and image, event and narrative. Read more.
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