Connecting childhood: yours, mine and theirs. Fishing with Popo (2011) by Lilian Fu is among the artist-animator’s first experiments with documentary animation. Several young artists have responded… Two pictograms on this work, by William Phuong and Louise Chan, exhibited at The Ventriloquists…Thinking Narratively, 4-17 July 2020, are transmedia extension of Fu’s animated memories of her grandma.
written by Lilian Fu 2013 ** this version is slightly amended for internet publication. Various reasons and methodologies in animation documentary CASE STUDIES Silence (1998/Sylvie Bringas and Orly Yadin) Silence has an alternative approach as a documentary which narrates a damaged orphan’s childhood against the background of the Holocaust during Second World War. It proposes comprehensive strategies […]
written by Lilian Fu 2013 ** this version is slightly amended for internet publication. Various reasons and methodologies in animation documentary CASE STUDIES Animation is an art, a stance, a record of psychological and emotional memory, a technique, a concept. ~ Paul Well (1) Animation, like paintings and drawings, was once conceived as a pale representation of […]
written by Lilian Fu 2013 **This article is originated from parts of my MA degree graduation dissertation. A general exploration of documentary theories In recent years, the border between documentary and fiction films has been growing more difficult to be distinguished. Suggested by Linda Williams, the new definition of documentary films is no longer focused […]
傅詠欣 Lilian Fu’s latest work Ever-changing Monument is a documentary animation funded by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council (ADC). Public Screening: November 26, 2011 7:00p.m. at FPC ****** Ever-changing Monument 7 minutes / 2011 / Hong Kong/United Kingdom A work of animated documentary by Lilian Fu 傅詠欣 In this project, I […]
– Lilian Fu Inspired by Czech animator Jan Švankmajer and other absurdist artists like Kafka and Bruno Schulz, the Brothers Quay has a long lineage with surrealism and the use of puppet stop-motion. The duet remains two of the unsurpassed animators in the world for its original vision and techniques. You would not find it easy […]
"Imagining My Grandmother” (Lilian Fu / 2010 / video-animation) 記起、回顧、賦形、喚生… To Lilian Fu , in many ways, animation and recollection have strong affinities and may form the most interesting assemblages.
至微的美學經濟／極盡的概念發揮 "Minimum aesthetic economy, maximum conceptual articulation." Linda Lai account for the count-down fortnight to FPC's inauguration exhibition (opening May 22).