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There is a Dragonfly and there is an Ant

Janet Hawkwood

1995, 07:00 minutes

TAPECODE 503.05

Sunflowers, rugged landscape and the fluid motion of the written Chinese character are woven together. The camera movement mimics both the natural path of the dragonfly and the ant, well expressing different ways of seeing.
Inspired by a casual conversation between two women of different cultural backgrounds,
There is a Dragonfly and there is an Ant becomes a visual understanding of learned perception and creative inspiration. The tape explores the relationship between traditional documentary practices and subjective imagery. In the end, There is a Dragonfly and there is an Ant is an expression of friendship.

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