Monthly Archives: July 2008


Lost Paradise, 2007. Meiya Lin

Among others, an Opera video scene from ‘Lost Paradise’, 2007. Meiya Lin

One of the highlights of the closing ceremony of the Olympic Games in Beijing was a duet performed by a western tenor and a classical Chinese opera singer. The Video project Opera is a selection of Chinese and Dutch video makers.

They all sing the same song – with different voices, intonations and nuances-about longing, based on collective and personal memories.
How to adapt to this crazy Global World. How to keep your identity, values and traditions. And … which ones?
Wu Junyong-Opera  Opera is a special program compiled for the streaming Festival 2008.
  By SaE. Curated by Xiaowen Ju and Paul Donker Duyvis