Zi-Hua who found a 66 minute beta video tape from home in Taiwan , which is about the wedding image of the family. She chooses to reproduce the size of the Beta tape, and capture the unreturned past with the folded linear structure.66 minutes is a photo book that reassembles the edited memory with a ready-made object. Whether it’s the size of a book or the way it’s read coherently, it retains the way the object remembers time and the time it’s gone.


About Artist

Uselrepe is Zi-Hua Chen’s Rukai name.

She graduated from Tainan National University of the Arts (TNNUA).

Zi-Hua Chen is an image-maker, writer and also camera-maker. Her interests are in time that people are getting along. She is a Taiwanese aboriginal from the Rukai tribe at Watia in Pingtung. Since 2017, she started to connect her family in the tribe through photography, interviews and living there. In 2013, Zi-Hua Chen made pinhole cameras for people to take selfies of themselves. The following here, she took family photos by wet-plates. In 2016, she built her first camera. She wants to turn lens back to her family. Writing and developing the story of this land, Taiwan, she tries to find aperture to communicate with different people. In 2018, she worked at a polymer studio and continued to explore and work on her project. In the same year, she obtained an award for the 14th CLOUD GATE Wanderer project.


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66 min.
Zi-Hua Chen

Self-published
2019

26 pages
14.7cm x 10.5cm x 2.4cm

Edition of 1