Asian New Force Category Finalist Showcase
K’s Room — the Creation and Destruction of the World
Hung Wei-lin (Taiwan)
Col / 15’12” / In English with Chinese and English subtitles
K’s Room is a mental space that serves as a metaphor of the complex relationship between men, boundaries, and the homeland during martial law. All the lines in the film are quotes from the "New English Grammar”, one of Taiwan's most popular English grammar books, to reconstruct the mental status of its author, Mr. K, during his incarceration.
Hong's works use images to portray hidden histories, and she has participated in several creation projects concerning the historical memories of Taiwan's White Terror period.