© 2019 Sarah Baker

Le Fan Fan, 2011, video installation. Aluminum, vinyl, paper & bone fan, tassel, fan-shaped video projection, 9'09.

 

Inspired by a 1980's Chinese Soap Opera, Baker has assembled a cast and crew to reinterpret Wuxia legend, Chu Liu Xiang, a mythical gentleman who is infamous for both his irresistible good looks and his ability to dispatch enemies with his folding hand fan.

 

Fan made by Sylvain Le Guen

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Tai Chi Fan Form Introduction, 2011, video 3 min 30'.

 

Made in Taiwan, the music is the theme song for Chu Liu Xiang, a popular legend that has been recreated several times in traditional Chinese television soap operas. Chu Liu Xiang is a gorgeous man who fights evil with a hand fan, as depicted in the above Le Fan Fan.

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