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Sacred Sojourn
Jawshing Arthur Liou at Taipei Fine Arts Museum


Venue/Gallerie F/TAIPEI FINE ARTS MUSEUMArtist's Talk/Saturday/06/07/2014/3PMOpening Reception/Saturday/06/07/2014/4PMSacred Sojourn features three large-scale video works by Jawshing Arthur Liou: Kora, Saga Dawa and Zumulanma. He was born in Taiwan in 1968 and is currently a Professor of Digital Art at the Indiana University. To mourn for his daughter’s passing, he embarked on a 2300-kilometer filming expedition that started from Lhasa, traveled through the Tibetan Plateau, and ultimately made sojourns to Mount Everest and Mount Kailash. The trip included a four-day kora—a walking circumambulation around Mount Kailash at an elevation between five and six thousand meters. Liou presents ultra high-resolution video and time-lapse photography in an installation format, employing 13 projectors and 3 custom built spaces in this exhibition. The work traces the steps of pilgrims while presenting unique mountain landscapes, reverence for nature, and a space of spiritual sanctuary.

(Reference: TFAM )

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