A monographic programme that analyses Musquiqui Chihying’s view of European colonialism in Asia and Africa and the new forms of “silent” colonialism China is practising on the European and African continents.
Musquiqui Chihying is one of the most promising Taiwanese visual artists of his generation. Dividing his time between Berlin and Taipei, his work is a combination of the moving image, photography and installation. Like other prominent Taiwanese artists, he investigates the still-gaping wounds of European colonialism in Asia and Africa and how the perverse effects of globalisation affect contemporary society.
Programme (all original soundtracks with Spanish subtitles)
- The Route, directed by Musquiqui Chihying, 2014, 10’.
- Café Togo, directed by Musquiqui Chihying and Gregor Kasper, 2018, 27’.
- The Sculpture, directed by Musquiqui Chihying, 2019, 29’.
Total runtime: 70’
Programme presented by curator and sinologist Susana Sanz
Followed by a talk with Musquiqui Chihying and Gregor Kasper
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