Visual Poetry in Motion


Wei Zhang’s interdisciplinary fine art films represent an innovative approach to non-vococentric essay filmmaking. Rather than relying heavily on verbal narration, these works embrace an intuitive, spontaneous, and experimental process. Found footage is meticulously curated from online databases, complemented by the use of analogue cameras for original filming. The ultimate objective is to delve into the complex interplay between images, text, sound, and music through irrational edits that blend live-action, 2D, and 3D animation with a fusion of celluloid and digital footage. Zhang’s work explores the ‘in-betweenness’ inherent in these diverse elements, creating a unique cinematic landscape.

The film series of performances highlights Zhang’s exploration of themes like body, identity, and life through metaphorical reflections and symbolic imagery, challenging societal norms and encouraging contemplation on the essence of existence.

This 11-minute collage film explores Zhang’s personal trauma through a blend of various media forms and techniques, creating an alternate reality with symbolic characters representing complex emotions.

The Avulsed Rabbit is a dystopian sci-fi film that follows a teenager questioning their identity after encountering a monster, using symbolism and provocative language to challenge patriarchal norms and emphasize the importance of queer theory.

Father, Dad, Daddy is an experimental video exploring hybrid queer identity through abstract art, performance, and animation, aiming to challenge societal norms and highlight the Asian queer community’s struggles.

2x+xy=1 is an innovative collage film that explores body, gender, and sexuality by blending performance art, abstract fluid components, and symbolic polygons in a sci-fi atmosphere, challenging binary structures and humanity’s concept through altered queer bodies representation.

Embark on a captivating journey in Undercurrent, a short film exploring an unconventional romance, where a seemingly ordinary lighter symbolizes a poignant connection between a heterosexual man and a spirited young boy.

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