In 2017, WMA launched a crowd-sourced documentary film project, ‘1 July 2017—A Day in Transition’, from which more than 200 videos were gathered from the public. Through juxtaposing these videos, the current exhibition aims to present the dialogues and discussions that have been going on as WMA sets up the WMA video archive. When facilitating accessibility to the video archive, we are inviting more vocabularies and references regarding the categorisation and understanding of the videos in this archive: What are the narrative powers of these precious videos submitted by the public, other than being mere ‘footage’ of documentary? What is the urgency of recording the moment with moving image? These are, perhaps, the first two of some fundamental questions for our contemplation in the crowd-sourcing and video-archiving process.
The WMA Film is the latest addition to the WMA Programme series. The WMA Film, which tells stories from Hong Kong through the eyes of people who know and...
The WMA Film is the latest addition to the WMA Programme series. The WMA Film, which tells stories from Hong Kong through the eyes of people who know and care about the city, will invite video submissions from the public on the theme “Transition”, which will form part of a crowdsourced film production.