WATER — Standard Version from the Dictionary Ci Hai (Screenshot)

The artist commissioned the Beijing Méi Dì Yà Media Centre to produce this video, which complies to the standard of an official(government run) media news programme, featuring a newsreader (played by announcer Xing Zhibin) reading terms or phases starting with the word 'water' in the Ci Hai dictionary, in the manner of an official news reading session.

Please refer to Artistic Working Manual of Zhang Peili, Lingnan Meishu Chubanshe, Guangzhou, 2008, p 154 for further information.

Length of video: 9 minutes 35 seconds

Alternative title

Shui — Ci Hai Biao Zhun Ban (Jie Tu)

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video art

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Video installation with single channel on TV screen

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artwork documentation

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WATER — Standard Version from the Dictionary Ci Hai (Screenshot), 水 — 辭海標準板 (截圖)