A Mountain Inside a Cave

'A Mountain Inside a Cave' 35mm frame enlargement, George Clark, Taiwan, 2019

A Mountain Inside a Cave
山洞裡有山
2019, Taiwan/UK, 35mm, sound, colour, 15 min

A ceremonial film of the projection of ‘Double Ghosts’ in Taiwan’s Chin Pao San cemetery on 19th August 2018. Inspired by tradition of temple screenings in Taiwan, the film documents outdoor projection as offering to Raúl Ruiz’s unfinished film that was commissioned by the cemetery and shot there in 1995. This projection was held on the anniversary of Raul’s death. This is the third work in the Double Ghosts trilogy.

'A Mountain Inside a Cave' 35mm frame enlargement, George Clark, Taiwan, 2019
‘A Mountain Inside a Cave’ 35mm frame enlargement, George Clark, Taiwan, 2019
'A Mountain Inside a Cave' 35mm frame enlargement, George Clark, Taiwan, 2019
‘A Mountain Inside a Cave’ 35mm frame enlargement, George Clark, Taiwan, 2019
'A Mountain Inside a Cave' 35mm frame enlargement, George Clark, Taiwan, 2019
‘A Mountain Inside a Cave’ 35mm frame enlargement, George Clark, Taiwan, 2019
'A Mountain Inside a Cave' 35mm frame enlargement, George Clark, Taiwan, 2019
‘A Mountain Inside a Cave’ 35mm frame enlargement, George Clark, Taiwan, 2019
'A Mountain Inside a Cave' 35mm frame enlargement, George Clark, Taiwan, 2019
‘A Mountain Inside a Cave’ 35mm frame enlargement, George Clark, Taiwan, 2019
'A Mountain Inside a Cave' 35mm frame enlargement, George Clark, Taiwan, 2019
‘A Mountain Inside a Cave’ 35mm frame enlargement, George Clark, Taiwan, 2019

Commissioned for 2018 Taiwan Biennale: Wild Rhizome, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Art, curated by Yu Ling Chou & Jow-Jiun Gong with support of TCAC / Taipei Contemporary Art Centre.

Credits:

Filmed on 35mm film at Chin Pao San/金寶山 cemetery and Treasure Hill Artist Village, Taipei

Image / Sound / Edit: George Clark
Sound mastering: Alex Bonney
Film laboratory: Modern Cinema, Taipei
Cemetery Projectionist: Mr. Lin / 林源樹
Offering to Tudigong / 土地公 by Huiying Chen / 陳慧盈 and Patty Tsai / 蔡明秀

Invitation card design: April Wei/ 妏如
Photographic documentation: Vito Yang / 楊唯多 & Ko Chun-Yao / 柯泓宇
Translators: Huiying Chen / 陳慧盈, Wen Hsu / 許耀文

35mm Films projected:
Eight Drunken Immortals / 醉八仙, c.1980
Print courtesy of 林源樹 / Mr. Lin

Double Ghosts, George Clark, 2018
Print courtesy of the artist

Special thanks to Chin Pao San/金寶山 for support and permission to hold event. Tsao Rhy-chang / 曹日章 總裁, President, ChinPaoSan Group, Guang Tsan Tsao/ 曹光澯 董事長, Chairman, ChinPaoSan Group, Patty Tsai / 蔡明秀 & Bonnie Lin / 林碧珠

Thanks to: May Adadol Ingawanij, Huiying Chen / 陳慧盈, Yu-ling Chou / 周郁齡, Pei-hua Chung / 鍾佩樺, Bo chun Hsiao / 蕭伯均, Shih-yu Hsu / 徐詩雨, Wen Hsu / 許耀文, Wei Hsuan Sung / 宋微暄, Laha Mebow / 陳潔瑤, Peter Taylor, Raúl Ruiz, Valeria Sarmiento, Veronica Sarmiento, Yu Cheng-Ta / 余政達 and Chin Pao San/金寶山, Treasure Hill Artist Village, TCAC Taipei Contemporary Art Centre.

Supported by TCAC and 2018 Taiwan Biennale Wild Rhizome, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Art, curated by Yu Ling Chou & Jow-Jiun Gong.