Drawing from her personal experience of learning and teaching the erhu, 印映 reflections impressions by Hong Shu-ying unfurls through an ensemble of works encompassing video, print and annotations to reflect on imitation and mimicking as a way of learning. At the source of these works lies the famed 1950 erhu audio recording of Mirrored Moon in the Erquan Spring (二泉映月, Erquan Yingyue) by Abing. A seminal figure in the realm of the erhu, Abing is a Chinese folk musician revered for his innovative playing style and legendary—but largely undocumented—contributions to musical compositions for this two-stringed bowed instrument.
Venue: Esplanade Mall Level 3 Community Wall
When: 18 Jan - 5 May 2024,