心裡無雲，都總可以推理治情，開拓感知。水中有明鏡，明鏡在心中。又或者，有些事情你總是咬著不放。You deserve to be heard. Features, expository and argumentative pieces, in-depth commentary and research-based writing… … Our mind takes forms — thought paths, a statue, a floating object, a system of tales, …
The “Prolog” of “Our Manifestos II” (2021.05) explicitly examines videography as a way of living, an attitude of life, and the quest for in-depth transformation in the midst of complex, crisis living. In the 2nd of the 5-part series, Linda Lai discusses videography as soundings, ways to voice out as crafted thought paths, the materiality of remembering as micro narratives.《我們的錄像宣言2》於「據點一杯茶」5次連載的第2篇：黎肖嫻開宗明義把錄像書寫看為一種創作人的活的型態和取向，以至於對深度轉化的渴求。如是，對錄像書寫的認知遠超狹義的藝術操守和理所當然的影像美學。這次，她提出了錄像書寫作為「發聲」的藝術的面向。「記住」，必須透過「思路」的展現，而這就是錄像的「微」敘事性格。
The “Prolog” of “Our Manifestos II: Videography, Documentary Impulses” (2021.05) explicitly examines videography as a way of living, an attitude of life, and the quest for in-depth transformation in the midst of complex, crisis living. In 5 parts, project initiator Linda Lai relates the process of the book-creation project and the different takes of the many artists involved. Part 1 describes the meandering journey. 「據點一杯茶」將以5次短篇連載《我們的錄像宣言2：記述的衝動》的序言。黎肖嫻開宗明義把錄像書寫看為一種創作人的活的型態和取向，以至於對深度轉化的渴求，以對應如何活在繁複、糾結、充滿噪音的當下。如是，錄像書寫的認知和反省遠超狹義的藝術操守和理所當然的影像美學。首篇記述召集各方創作人合力分享所穿過的崎嶇過程。
“Motives for. Remembering,” the 2nd book launch conversation for Our Manifestos 2: Videography, Documentary Impulses took place on-line 28 May. The conversations continue as Natalie Chao wrote to Linda Lai after her postscript with Zach McLane, this time, delving into how our body remembers and why manifesto-writing will not be obsolete. … 「錄像宣言2」新書發佈會2 — 網絡研討會『為何要記住』5月28日在據點舉行。繼 Zach McLane 傳來研討後記，另一位年青影像創作人趙芷妮又透過電郵與黎肖嫻進行跟進討論，想起身體如何記住，為何還要寫宣言。
Book Launch. Celebration. Meet the Artists. Third book launch event (in Cantonese), 6 June 2021, introduces 4 of the 49 teams/artists in OUR MANIFESTOS 2, to give us a foretaste of the works and personal manifestos in the 365-page book, released on 2 June 2021. ALL are welcome. The new book will be available for sale.
黎仲民的藝術方式通常都悠閒愉快，且以觀眾為主；他堅信觀眾可以令藝術作品變得完整。Lai’s approach to art is generally care-free and audience centred. Andio Lai’s art brings a playful happiness to viewers and exhibition participants; he believes having an audience makes an artwork complete. John Batten spoke with Andio Lai.
Second book launch event (in English), 28 May 2021, introduces 6 of the 49 artists in OUR MANIFESTOS 2, to give us a foretaste of the works and personal manifestos in the 365-page book to be released on 26 May 2021. They speak from the US, Europe and Hong Kong.
First book launch event, 23 May 2021, introduces 4 of the 49 artists in OUR MANIFESTOS 2, to give us a foretaste of the works and personal manifestos in the 365-page book to be released on 26 May 2021.
Linda Lai wrote “Videography as Tentacular Practices” to introduce the “Linda Chiu-han Lai, Retrospective,” 2021,02.05-06.13 at Centro de Creacion Contemporanea de Andalucia (C3A), Cordoba, Spain. 黎肖嫻為 2021,02.05-06.13 在西班牙科爾多瓦的安達盧西亞當代美術館的《黎肖嫻回顧展》寫「錄像書寫作為多觸創作」陳述她的創作方法和理念。
Martha Hatch detected a shift within the art scene in some shows she visited late last year. A new form of resistance? A new way to stay alive? An attempt to preserve a Hong Kong spirit? Hatch in in her final semester researching on art and urban space for her BA graduation thesis.
In the second of a series of field notes as short essays, Linda Lai continues to craft possible histories of Hong Kong’s everyday interiority through the lens of “intelligentsia” responses within the filmmaking community in the immediate post-WW2 years. 一連三篇由「細路祥」出發的第二篇：黎肖嫻繼續探討「細路祥」化身銀幕上，成為了甚麼樣的文化資本。小孩所牽連的是一張複雜的管治的權力網。