"THE BEAST" BY LU YANG
DIRECTOR'S NAME: LU YANG / PRODUCTION COMPANY: MODERN WEEKLY / COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: CHINA / DURATION: 06'29'' / MUSIC: DU YUN "ZOLLE", "BY...OF, LETHEAN", "KRAKEN" / CAST: LI ZHEN / DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY: LU YANG / ARTISTIC DIRECTOR: LU YANG / STYLIST: AUDREY HU / HAIR: XIN MIAO / MAKE-UP: XIN MIAO
SHORT FILM SYNOPSIS: Created by new media artist Lu Yang, this innovative film pay tributes to the cult Japanese animation Neon Genesis Evangelion. It fuses the symbols of traditional Chinese medicine with computer 3D effects, transforming between body, appearance, inner body and scientic creation to reach a bold proposal of cyber eastern aesthetics.
SHORT DIRECTOR BIO: Lu Yang was born in 1984 in Shanghai, China. In 2007 Yang was awarded a Bachelor of Arts New Media Art department, China Academy of Art and in 2010 Yang completed his Master of Arts New Media Art department, China Academy of Art. Yang has exhibited widely throughout Asia. Her work raises questions about human engagement with the natural world.