Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Wenhua Shi 9/14/16
Palimpsest: Berlin 6 min. 2013
10 Moments 6 min. 2011
Palimpsest: Beijing 12 min. 1972 - 2014
Descending a staircase 1 min. 2012 (raw footage)
Endless 12 min. (16mm) 2006
Field Recording 14 min. 2003 - 2007
Descending a staircase 6 min. 2012
My Companions 1 min. 2007
Walking Cycle 8 min. 2016
Wenhua Shi is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Art at UMass Boston. Originally trained as a doctor in China, Wenhua departed from the medical field and began working in radio and TV in his hometown of Wuhan. In 2009 he graduated with an MFA from Art Practice at the University of California at Berkeley.
His works have been screened or exhibited at Pacific Film Archive, Black Maria Film Festival, Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art, and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, The National Museum of Film, Photography and Television (UK), Experiments in Cinema, Albuquerque, Denver Contemporary Museum of Art, Beijing Film Academy, Berlin International Directors Lounge, The Jack Kerouac School of Naropa University, and dozens of international film festivals, including Rotterdam, Hamburg, Bradford, and Mexico City. West Bund 2013: a Biennale of Architecture and Contemporary art, Shanghai, Shenzhen & Hong Kong Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism, International Arte Laguna Prize, Finalists Exhibition, The Arsenale of Venice in Italy.