Tan Pin Pin discusses her experimental documentaries which take Singapore as their muse. What does it mean to document life and seek other ways of seeing in a context of control and censorship? Tan’s diverse films grapple with the temporality of a hyper-developed postcolony, exile, urban memory, and the unknown future. Her unique oeuvre brings together time, power, and art. This masterclass is moderated by Singaporean-Canadian academic Joanne Leow.
Tan Pin Pin's masterclass is part of a retrospective dedicated to her films.
Tan Pin Pin: Alternative Singapore Chronicles
Singapore GaGa | Singapore | 55 min | English/Mandarin/Malay, English subtitles
The Impossibility of Knowing | Singapore | 2010 | 11 min | English
Invisible City | Singapore | 2007 | 60 min | Mandarin/Japanese/English s.-t. English subtitles
Thesaurus | Singapore | 2012 | 6 min | English
To Singapore, with Love | Singapore | 2013 | 70 min | Mandarin/English/Thai s.-t. English subtitles
Snow City | Singapore | 2011 | 16 min | English
IN TIME TO COME | Singapore | 2017 | 62 min | English
Presented in collaboration with GLOBAL EMERGENT MEDIA (GEM) Lab - Concordia
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