‘Lost Dragonfly’: Tradition and translation

By Oscar Campomanes Philippine Daily Inquirer First Posted 18:39:00 07/12/2009 Filed Under: Arts and Culture and Entertainment, Poetry MANILA, Philippines – “The process of cultural translation,” says eminent anthropologist Talal Asad, “is inevitably enmeshed in conditions of power.” Cultural critic Rey Chow chimes in that one form of power involved in the translation of anything—from… Continue reading ‘Lost Dragonfly’: Tradition and translation

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Mike Kelley Educational Complex Onwards, 1995 – 2008

WIELS Contemporary Arts Center, 12.4. – 27.7.2008 The barren title “Educational Complex Onwards” sounds like analysis and unpleasant for school as an educational institution and torture chamber. Mike Kelley has started the alleged dispute with the educational system in 1995, because everyone assumed that his excessive work, especially his stuffed stuffed animals, had to somehow… Continue reading Mike Kelley Educational Complex Onwards, 1995 – 2008

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In the mood for love (Wong Kar-Wai, 2000)

Hong Kong 1962: Ambitious newspaper editor Chow (Tony Leung Ka Fai) and shy secretary Li-zhen (Maggie Cheung) are among the many immigrants who have fled to the British crown colony after the conquest of Shanghai by the Chinese Communists. Although both are married and receive a regular salary, they can afford only a subleased room… Continue reading In the mood for love (Wong Kar-Wai, 2000)