Influenced by Chris Marker and Harun Farocki, Hao Jingban sees moving images as a means of reaching into history and travelling from the present to the past, playing, along the way, with the distance and relationship between her subjects and herself. In the four-part Beijing Ballroom (2012–16), her recently finished research project on the ballroom-dance culture in Chinese socialist history since the 1950s, Hao employed various methods to produce images and build narratives. In Little Dance (2012), for example, she…
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