In these six films, artist and animator Wong Ping holds an acid-hued mirror to contemporary life in his native Hong Kong and delves into the collective psyche of our digital age. His assorted characters—including a player who cares for the offspring of a hookup gone awry; a sex worker who entertains a corrupt cop; and a tree with an insect phobia—face trials and tribulations ranging from the erotic to the existential. Program includes International Film Festival Rotterdam Ammodo Tiger winners Wong Ping’s Fables 1 (2018) and Wong Ping’s Fables 2 (2019), The Modern Way to Shower (2020), Who’s the Daddy (2017), Jungle of Desire (2016), and An Emo Nose (2014).
Presented in partnership with the Open Practice Committee in the Department of Visual Arts at the University of Chicago.
Wong Ping Lecture and Conversation
April 15, 7:00 p.m. CT
This event will have live captions.