Seven Intellectuals in a Bamboo Forest


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Shot in black and white 35 mm film and transferred to digital, Yang Fudong's epic film premiered as a five-part moving image installation at the Venice Biennale in 2007.

Based on a famous story a group of young intellectuals who retreat from the corruption of urban life to a bamboo grove for conversation, singing and drinking.

Runtime: 4 hours 50 mins with a 30 min interval.

Part I, 2003: 29 mins
Part 2, 2004: 46 mins
Part 3, 2006: 53 mins
Part 4, 2007: 70 mins
Part 5, 2007: 91 mins

Auditorium, lower ground level

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