Presented by videoclub and Videotage:

Oct - Dec 16 • Across UK

Both Sides Now 3 – UK Tour

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Both Sides Now 3: Final Frontiers

UK screenings (full details below):

  • 6 October 16 – Fabrica, Brighton
  • 3 December 16 – Exeter Phoenix
  • 3 December 16 – ICA, London
  • 7 December 16 – Phoenix, Leicester

Both Sides Now 3 – Final Frontiers brings together a collection of film and video from China and Hong Kong that explores displacement, migration and memory. The films explore developments within the culture and society of Hong Kong and China over several decades, including work which reflects on the ongoing dynamics of cultures in Hong Kong, China, and the UK. The programme contains work by some of Hong Kong and China’s most exciting artists working in film and video, and varies between animation, documentary and artists’ moving image.

The programme includes the following work:

  • Oranges on the Ground, Doreen CHAN, 2016, 3’43”, HDV
  • Boyfriend, Jennifer CHAN, 2014, 6’28”, HDV
  • Film2 HK1995, Dorotea ETZLER, 1997, 5’35”, HDV
  • H_CNY: Happy Chinese New Year!, Tiffany FUNG, 2016, 1’56”, HDV
  • Abandoned refugee prison – “The Rock”, HK Urbex, 2015, 4’22”, HDV
  • A love story: between the strait, Chun-yu LIU (Clare), 2015, 6’05”, HDV
  • Trailers, Susan Pui San LOK, 2015, 4’00”, HDV
  • And Counting, Art JONES, 2011, 11’59”, HDV
  • Portrait of the artist as a cultural worker, Zoran POPOSKI, 2010, 19’47”, DV
  • As you sweep the room imagine that the broom is someone that you love, or Sport, Ka-Man TSE, 2010, 3’17”, HDV
  • Dark River, Chi Jang YIN, 2010, 6’05”, DV
  • Lepus, WANG Yue, 2015, 4’57”, HDV

The UK Final Frontiers moving image programme has been curated by Videotage (Hong Kong), exposing some of the best filmmaking emerging from China, Hong Kong and beyond.

Event and venue details


Date and time: Thursday, 6 October 2016, Doors and bar 7pm, screening 7:30pm
Price: £3
Address: Fabrica, Duke Street, Brighton BN1 1AG
To book tickets: / 01273 778646

Exeter Phoenix

Date and time: Saturday, 3 December 2016 at 2:30pm
Price: £3
Address: Bradninch Place, Gandy Street, Exeter, EX4 3LS
Web / contact / tickets: / 01392 667080

Institute of Contemporary Arts

Date and time: Saturday, 3 December 2016 at 2pm
Price: £5 / free to members of the ICA
Address: 12 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH
Web / contact / tickets: / 020 7930 3647

Phoenix Cinema and Arts Centre

Date and time: Wednesday, 7 December 2016 at 6:30pm
Price: £4
Address: 4 Midland Street, Leicester LE1 1TG
Web / contact / tickets: / 0116 242 2800

About Videotage

Videotage is a leading non-profit organization in Hong Kong focusing on the presentation, promotion, production and preservation of video and media art, serving artists in the expanding technological art and culture network. Since 1986, Videotage has developed itself from an umbrella for media artists, to a network of media art and culture for cross-disciplinary cultural productions, and platform to facilitate international exchange.

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Both Sides Now 3 has been supported by Arts Council England and Hong Kong Arts Development Council.

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