Take this moment to be transported with dream-like beauty into Wong Kar-wai’s world. In a special event In the Mood for Love (2001) & Happy Together (1997) will be screened followed by a special moment with Wing Shya. Join us to learn about his approach to photography, his experience working on these films and his long friendship with Wong Kar-wai.
- Wing Shya
- Born in 1964 in Hong Kong, Wing returned to Hong Kong following fine art studies at Emily Carr Institute in Canada to found the design studio Shya-la-la Workshop. Ap- pointed exclusive photographer and graphic designer for Wong Kar-Wai’s Happy Together in 1997, he then continued his collaboration with Wong on In the Mood for Love, Eros and 2046. Now a director in his own right, Shya began making music videos for artists Karen Mok, Jacky Cheung and Vanessa Mae. In spring 2010, Shya debuted his film Hot Summer Days and the sequel Love in Space in autumn 2011. In 2006, he also had a solo show at the Mori Arts Center Gallery, followed by solo shows in New York, Italy and Hong Kong. Meanwhile, he continues to do photo shoots for fashion magazines i-D and Numèro as well as brand visuals for Louis Vuitton and Maison Margiela.
- Special Feature: Films by Wong Kar Wai: “In the Mood for Love” & “Happy Together” & “Chungking Express”
- 9/18 Fri. - 10/1 Thu.
- A Dialogue: Exploring Diaspora & Transculture with Omar Victor Diop & Claude Grunitzky, Chairman, TRUE Africa, & Oussouby Sacko, President of Kyoto Seika University
- 9/20 Sun. 18:30 - 20:30
Contextualizing Sight: Emerging Approaches
- 10/10 Sat. 16:00 - 17:00