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Long Live
2011
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Yao Jui-Chung
Long Live
2011
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Long Live
2011
Single-channel video
5’30”
Long Live
2011
Single-channel video
5’30”
Long Live
2011
Single-channel video
5’30”
Long Live
2011
Single-channel video
5’30”
Long Live
2011
Single-channel video
5’30”
Long Live
2011
Single-channel video
5’30”
Long Live
2011
Single-channel video
5’30”
Long Live
2011
Single-channel video
5’30”
Long Live
2011
Single-channel video
5’30”
Long Live
2011
Single-channel video
5’30”
Long Live
2011
Single-channel video
5’30”
Long Live
2011
Single-channel video
5’30”
Long Live
2011
Single-channel video
5’30”
Long Live
2011
Single-channel video
5’30”
Long Live
2011
Single-channel video
5’30”
Long Live
2011
Single-channel video
5’30”
Long Live
2011
Single-channel video
5’30”
Long Live
2011
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It has been the centenary of Hsinhai Revolution; the Cold War was long ended, neoliberalism conquered the world, the logic of global capitalism became universal currency. But what is the transcendental rule of history? Could there be a Nationalism’s everlasting dynasty? This video begins in Kinmen, the frontier of the frontiers of Cold War. Not a single soul in sight on the chilling battlefield, all we hear is ‘Wansui [literally ‘ten thousand years’]!’ repeatedly coming through the most powerful loudspeakers of all psychological wayfarers’. Beyond the speakers, the Generalissimo is also calling for ‘Wansui!’ in the derelict Chieh-shou [literally ‘long live Chiang Kai-shek] Hall next to the Chungshan Building in Yangmingshan. At the end the camera takes to a disused cinema, the propaganda of an eternal empire echoes an eternal repetition of history…

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10 artworks / 105 exhibition
Curators / Art Critics , Painting , Performance Art , Video Art , Sculpture
Yao Jui-Chung was born in 1969 in Taipei. He graduated from The National Institute of The Arts (Taipei National University of the Arts) with a degree in Art Theory. In 1997, he represented Taiwan in “Facing Faces-Taiwan” at the Venice Biennale and ...
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Yao Jui-Chung, 2007, Performance Art , Video Art
Yao Jui-Chung, 2002-2004, Photographic Art , Performance Art
Yao Jui-Chung, 2007, Performance Art , Video Art
Yao Jui-Chung, 2007, Performance Art , Video Art
Yao Jui-Chung, 1994, Photographic Art , Performance Art
Yao Jui-Chung, 1997-2000, Photographic Art , Performance Art
Yao Jui-Chung, 2013, Performance Art , Video Art
Yao Jui-Chung, 1996, Photographic Art , Performance Art
Yao Jui-Chung, 2005, Performance Art , Video Art