This DVD contains videos from 2 installations inspired by German filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder, made just before and after the artist re-located to Berlin in 2007. With no knowledge of the German language at the time, the artist re-interpreted the roles from these landmark films of 'New German Cinema'.

Lerne Deutsch mit Petra von Kant / Learn German with Petra von Kant
single channel video installation, 10 mins, 2007
inspired by The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1972

Preview 1:43 min
Full version 10:00 min

Angst Essen / Eat Fear
single channel video installation, 27 mins, 2008
inspired by Ali: Fear Eats the Soul, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1974

Preview 3:03 min
Full version 27:00 min

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Ming WONG, 黃漢明

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Ming Wong: Learn German with Petra von Kant | Eat Fear
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Ming Wong: Learn German with Petra von Kant | Eat Fear, Ming Wong: Lerne Deutsch mit Petra von Kant | Angst Essen