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Visual Arts
Subject:
Personalities>>Biographies>>Authors>>Cultural Medallion Recipients
Arts>>Visual Arts>>Photography
Language:
English
Audience:
Adults|Young People
Type:
Video Recording
File Details:
18965 KB, 1 videorecording : (15 min 04 sec.) : sd., col. ; 320 x 240 video/x-msvideo
Abstract:
This is an interview with Chua Soo Bin, who has dedicated his lifetime to photography. In the interview he talks about his involvement in art since the 1950s, photographers who influenced him, the commercial photography period, the challenges faced in the art project culminating in Liu Zhen, the support from his family and his hobbies. The recording also includes commentaries in English about Chua’s life, art and work, as well as art critic, Teo Han Wue`s views on the Liu Zhen series. Chua was awarded the Cultural Medallion in Photography (1988) following the critical success of the publication of Liu Zhen, a landmark photographic publication on modern Chinese ink painters. In Mandarin and English, with English subtitles.
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