Will Kwan

2000, 10:00 minutes, colour, English


Footage taken from Roman Polanski's pastiche classic Chinatown (1974) combined with a "written back" Jorge Luis Borges text provide a setting to examine the necessity of imagination, both at an individual level and within a larger cultural context. Imagination and performance as tools for self-definition and survival.

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