Yang Fudong, The Fifth Night
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Sun 04 Jan 2015

Yang Fudong: The Fifth Night

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Mise-en-scene in seven parts

Yang Fudong’s The Fifth Night is evocatively shot from multiple perspectives in the same moment. Presented as seven parallel screens in a line that connects, imitating a traditional Chinese long-roll painting.

Yang draws inspiration from film noir and cinematic traditions to create images that shift our perception of reality and asks audiences to create their own narratives.