Performance– Luminous Shadow

Performance is postponed. Sorry everyone stay safe.

Year 2020, come April, I will be part of a conceptual performance in Taipei, “Luminous Shadow 浮光流影” with two other artists. A new experience, still much to prepare. https://npac-ntch.org/zh/festivals/TIFA/2020/events/program/details/13

2020 TIFA Luminous Shadow / 王佩瑤「浮光流影」音樂會

Memories Flowing from the Novel, Turning Time into A Sonata.
Memory can be luminous so as to cast shadows in time. Certain memories in life are so profound that they need to be slowly brewed and carefully tasted, similar to the process how literature is penned, music is composed, or photography is developed.

Inspired by the bestselling novel The Stolen Bicycle written by WU Ming-yi, pianist WANG Pei-yao seeks to explore a new dimension of literature and music through the complexity of life itself. Musicians WANG Pei-yao, William Wei, laureate of the Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition, and Victor Coo, the Filipino-Chinese cellist, perform pieces by the Eastern European composers Janáček, Ligeti, Enescu, and Kodály. Some of the pieces were based on rural folk songs collected by the composers, which then inspired them to produce compositions of their own. This process is akin to the way readers experience different dialects phonically throughout the novel. The music reflects the elaborate setup of the novel to evoke the audience’s deep hidden emotions. Jeffrey Lim, the Malaysian photographer, joins forces with the musical troupe in performance. He will transfigure the music into images for recollection, thereby allowing the stories to live on in the memory.

記憶自小說流出, 把時間走成一首樂曲。



Feature artist– NTCH TIFA 2020

I mainly only make portraits, so here are the few very rare landscapes from Malaysia. I've spent the last three week in Taiwan to make some landscapes. Hopefully to be published soon too.

If you're in Taipei in April, do come and catch the concert #luminousshadow浮光流影 performance between musician, writer and photographer

#浮光流影 #ntch #tifa2020 #cendana Cultural Economy Development Agency #2020TIFA #王佩瑤 #吳明益 #單車失竊記 #魏靖儀 #高炳坤

國家兩廳院 NTCH, Taipei
★ 點圖欣賞攝影藝術家Jeffrey線上微型攝影展
★ 特別企劃:給王佩瑤「浮光流影」音樂會觀眾的一封情書
音樂會開始時攝影藝術家林猷進Jeffrey Lim會啟動箱式、風箱式、阿富汗等不同種類的相機,紀錄音樂會的片段。所拍的影像為當天與觀眾的共同記憶,看似相同的照片,卻是在場每個人各自擁有的獨特體驗。


⧐ 2020/4/10-4/11
⧐ 國家兩廳院演奏廳
#2020TIFA #王佩瑤 #吳明益 #單車失竊記 #魏靖儀 #高炳坤

Endau River within Semelai tribe traditional land,
Endau Rompin State Park, Johor, Malaysia. June 2015. 
Kuala Keramat, sacred place for the Jakun tribe of
Jemeri village along the river. Clearing the land,
burning off the cuttings for ceremonial rituals and
offerings to the spirits, Jemeri Village,
Rompin, Pahang, Malaysia August 2018. 
Straits of Malacca for the western lookout
point off Carey Island of the
Mah Meri tribe, Selangor, Malaysia. May 2019.
Temiar tribe family household, Leyef Village,
Upper Perak, Malaysia. April 2019.
 Children playing at the guard house entering
the palm oil plantation, Jemeri Village,
Rompin, Pahang, Malaysia. August 2018.
 Jakun tribe family household, Jemeri Village,
Rompin, Pahang, Malaysia. August 2018.
 Overlooking Cunex Village from a vantage point
on recently cleared land by slash-burning for
planting rubber saplings, Gerik,
Upper Perak, Malaysia. April 2019.
Spiritual shrine set up by outsiders along a trunk road
of Temuan tribe’s traditional land. Red is a colour 
that is taboo among most indigenous tribes. 
Gombak Bt16, Selangor, Malaysia. May 2019.


Ueda Shoji

Week 3- Managed to catch the retrospective of Ueda Shoji 植田正治逝世20年紀念回顧展 Ueda Shoji:Retrospective. I love his passion and determination, when he first took up photography darkroom, it was as though he built everything in his own little way. Didnt care much for the perfection, but sought to find the soul in his art. The deepest emotion I felt were his series right after the war in 1945. His family and the undying support and encouragement from his wife. After her passing, all I could see was his loneliness in his pictures.

LS project, Taipei– Week 3 meet

Week 3— 3rd production meeting before i left. Presented the landscape concepts I made over the three weeks. Yu-Ching's story board is so cute!

Week 3— Visit Gelatin Silver lab to send in timer for repair (thanks dubbing photo). Met up with Tsen, Master of darkroom printing. Workshops and darkroom services. If all else fails, I'll intern here...


LS project, Taipei– Lightbox

Week 3— Headed back to Lightbox攝影圖書室 to make day portraits of the great team behind this community library, purely dedicated to the art of photography in publication and through talks, presentation and workshops. Thank you to the assistance of Luc / Dubbing photos. Its a space Free to all, with photography books donated and acquired through patronage from the public. Liang-Pin's passion and the team's dedication towards this is unparalleled, my awe to the amazing effort.


LS project, Taipei– Week 3 Bamboo

Week 3— Squeezed in a visit to the great people at 竹圍工作室 Bamboo Curtain Studio, thanks Fiona for showing me around. First and oldest residency program in Taiwan! imagine that!

Week 2-3— Some thrift antique stores (thanks shih-tung), but my favourite was this antique space that took such care and passion in cleaning, documenting and archiving their old books and artefacts. I found these old prints there. Forgot the name of the store, but i told and brought all my friends there!


LS project, Taipei– Week 2-3 Noise

Week 2-3— Recently I've been very much intrigued by the sound movement 'noise', I find it interesting in its approach, its 'anti-structure' to the concept of music, much like anarchy of music. I've managed to do some test portraits during their festival 萬車券之夜 Vol.1.5. in the chaos of the space, the packing and layout of the machines. beautiful and warm people under all the noise. Thanks everyone!

LS project, Taipei– Week 2-3 on site BSK

Week 2-3— Tried again at 崩山坑古道-泰平到柑腳 Beng Shan Keng Ancient Trail, but the weather again was rain and cold. Still managed to shoot some, everything got wet and time was limited, I'll need to camp here. Thanks for the company, team wutai, driver, bff and director fern-lookout.