Using black-and-white images ranging from African statues to contemporary film posters and political meetings, Chihying considers aesthetic dynamics between the West, China and Africa. How did so many African artefacts end up in European museums? And what if this Western power of selection were replaced by Chinese control?

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Filmmaker
Musquiqui Chihying
Premiere
World premiere
Country
Germany, Taiwan, China
Year
2020
Medium
DCP
Length
28’
Language
Mandarin
Producer
Musquiqui Chihying, Gregor Kasper
Production Company
xīzhuāng
Sales
xīzhuāng
Writer
Musquiqui Chihying
Cinematography
Lucas Bueno Maia
Sound Design
Sum Sum Shen
Music
Sum Sum Shen