Yang Fudong, Yejiang/The Nightman Cometh, 2011, 35-mm film transferred to HD video, black-and-white, 19 minutes 21 seconds.

Yang Fudong, Yejiang/The Nightman Cometh, 2011, 35-mm film transferred to HD video, black-and-white, 19 minutes 21 seconds.

Yang Fudong

Yang Fudong, Yejiang/The Nightman Cometh, 2011, 35-mm film transferred to HD video, black-and-white, 19 minutes 21 seconds.

FILM IS THE MEDIUM that is closest to the way I visualize my ideas. It exists in between reality and the invented.

I started presenting several projections at once because I wanted to experiment with an alternative kind of film—you could call it spatial film. It makes for an imagined or intuitive film, in which the audience becomes a second director; in the process of viewing, they can organize a film that belongs to them.

Translated from Chinese by Lee Ambrozy.