Thursday, 5 June 2008
Intercultural harmonising: a conversation with Citymoon's Ta Duy Binh
In December 2007, performer and director Binh Duy Ta and video artist Peter Oldham travelled to Vietnam to undertake research and development for Citymoon’s latest work, Yellow is not yellow, a work-in-progress showing of which was presented at the company’s Bankstown home in late March. Ta describes the early days of the trip, driving the streets of Hanoi, with Oldham filming and hanging on for dear life. “He (Oldham) was very brave. Before we left, I told him that we would film around the city on a motorbike, and he didn’t believe me. But he coped with that very well.”
Read the rest of my recent article, published in the print and online editions of RealTime #85, here.