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Bill goes on vacation
2008
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CHEN Wan-Jen
Bill goes on vacation
2008
Single-channel video , no audio , HD , Color
7'36''/ 720p loop
Bill goes on vacation
2008
Single-channel video , no audio , HD , Color
7'36''/ 720p loop
Bill goes on vacation
2008
Single-channel video , no audio , HD , Color
7'36''/ 720p loop
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In sequel to “Good Morning, Bill,” the video “Bill Goes on Vacation” is an imitation of Microsoft’s default wallpaper. Often I find my work similar to a screensaver of some sort: events happen in an enclosed loop—narratives have been eliminated and thus the image is revealed as purely what it is. The materials are cropped from the mos t commonplace scenes in daily life, in a meta-fictional and indifferent manner. Re-arranged and processed, the footages have become a familiar stranger.

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Chen Wan Jen(中文:陳萬仁 )Chen Wan-Jen makes animated videos, which blur the line between reality and artifice. These images directly touch upon the discrepancy between authenticity and depiction. The intentionally ordinary scenes are pieced together t ...
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