Ming Wong, born in 1971 in Singapore, studied fine art in Singapore and London and lives in Berlin. Participation a.o. in the Venice Biennale, 2009, and the Singapore Biennale, 2011. Exhibitions a.o. at the Singapore Art Museum; Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin. Solo exhibitions since 2000 a.o. at Redcat, Los Angeles; Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin; MK Galerie, Rotterdam/Berlin.
(DEU 2012, HD, 10 Min., no dialogue)
In an existential search, a couple travels to famous locations of the classic film noir, such as the Chinatowns of Los Angeles, San Francisco and Hong Kong, following the traces of cinema, but also of the journeys taken by early Chinese immigrants who left Hong Kong for California. What do we carry on our backs, and how strongly does it filter our view?