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Lacan in Hong Kong

Created for the opening of the 2012 Trauma Desire Otherness symposium of the Hong Kong Society of Psychoanalysis, this video loop presents the muted, gesturing image of Jacques Lacan at his seminar. A recitation of Louis Aragon's "Contre-Chant," a poem of importance to Lacan, is split between Mandarin and Cantonese.

Format: single-channel video installation
Year: 2012
Duration: 1 min
15 sec

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