Every Tuesday at 7pm, premiering Sept 1, 2020
Cambridge Community Television
The International Art Book and Film Festival in Perpignan, France
It's Nice That, words by Jyni Ong
14 October 2020
Essay by Anny Li and Wills Kingery
Released by Maharam
Multi-disciplinary artist, filmmaker, and designer Zhongkai Li blends a fascination with fine art, technology, and history in his working practice. He recent research challenges and subverts conventional subject-object relationships between viewer and content. He approaches time-based media with a focus on a dualistic method, examining the different ways of interplay between narration, moving images, and sounds in physical and digital space.
His work was been exhibited at Maharam, Digital America, Cambridge Community Television, The International Festival of Art and Film Books, Hong Kong New Wave Film Festival, New Haven International Film Festival, The Center for Collaborative Arts and Media, China TDC, Scotland Graphic Design Festival, Biennale Internationale des poétes en Val-de-Marne, Ukraine International Eco-poster Triennial "the 4th Block", ASIA NEXT Poster Design Invitation Exhibition, Golden Bee Moscow Global Biennale of Graphic Design, China TDC: Typography in China, and the World Biennial of Student Poster.
His work has been collected by the Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library and the Yale Film Study Center. He was invited as a guest critic at Pratt Institute andUnionDoc and as a teaching assistant at the Yale School of Art, China Central Academy of Fine Art, and Hunan University. He is currently teaching at Parsons School of Art. Zhongkai has received a number of scholarships: Sanyu Scholarship from Andrea Frank Foundation, Yale School of Art Scholarship, The First and Second Prize Scholarship, and the Entrepreneurship Scholarship from Central Academy of Fine Arts.
多学科的艺术家，电影制片人和设计师李中凯在他的工作实践中将魅力与美术，技术和历史融为一体。 他最近的研究挑战并颠覆了观看者与内容之间传统的主题关系。 他着眼于基于时间的媒体，着重于二元方法，研究物理和数字空间中叙事，动态图像和声音之间相互作用的不同方式。
他的作品被Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library和耶鲁电影研究中心永久收藏。他目前在帕森斯艺术学院担任高级讲师。他也曾在普瑞特艺术学院，纽约非盈利组织UnionDoc纪录片艺术中心担任客座评论家，并在耶鲁大学艺术学院，中央美术学院，湖南大学担任过教学助理。中凯曾获得来自安德鲁·弗兰克基金会的常玉奖学金，耶鲁学院奖学金，中央美院的一等与二等奖学金以及创业奖学金。
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