Screening on March 27, 2018 | 7pm - late
Guest Projects | E8 4QL
Paying homage to the golden age of Pinky Violence, Ultraviole(t)nce revisits past and contemporary resistances against patriarchy and sex-ploitation. Repetition and regurgitation, utilised as tools of enforcement and engagement, collapses such scenes of violence, delirium, and bestial desire into a condensed moving image. Sisterhood, somewhat perverse but empowering, solidifies the revolt against essentialist power. The female heroine comes to the fore—she rises from the ashes of lunacy, basking in the afterglow of her emancipation.
Curated and produced by XING in collaboration with Enterprise Projects.
XING is a domain of possibilities shedding light on the trailblazing lives of East and Southeast Asian women. XING champions the vagabonds, challenges hegemony, and celebrates a oneness through image and prose. The inaugural volume of XING (2017) explores the current landscape of women in China, Japan, Korea, and Taiwan.
Artists: Norifumi Suzuki, Yasuharu Hasebe, Shunya Itō
Films: Sex and Fury (1973), School of the Holy Beast (1974), Terrifying Girls' High School (1973), Stray Cat Rock (1970), Female Convict Scorpion (1972)
Medium: Single channel video projection