MeM#9 —26) Fishde Russell Morton, Max Kin-wai Lee from Movimiento en Movimiento on Vimeo.
The film experiments with 10 scenarios using the concept of looping and repetition that explores the idea of mortality with fish as the symbolic connection.
Directors & Choreographers: Russell Morton (Singapore), Max Kin-wai LEE (Hong Kong).
Max Kin-wai LEE
From Hong Kong, Max Lee is a choreographer, dancer and actor. He trained at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and London Contemporary Dance School. Over the years involved in many contemporary dance, musicals, stage performance and other large-scale production. In addition to local performances, he has also participated in many oversea performances. He founded Room 9 Dance Theatre in 2010 and produced “Room 9”. His was two-time-commissioned by Hong Kong Arts Festival (Silent Box, Talk to Me). His latest work “Galaxy Dreamer” was presented by the Leisure and Cultural Service Department of Hong Kong and was later brought to Adelaide Fringe Festival and received four-stars review by The Advertiser.
RUSSELL ADAM MORTON
Russell is a Singaporean filmmaker and visual artist. He is a graduate from The Puttnam School of Film, Lasalle College of the Arts (2010) and obtained an MA in Fine Arts from Camberwell College of the Arts, UAL (2012). His films have been part of the Athens Video Art Festival 2012 and participated in several group shows in London. The film, The Silent Dialogue of All Artworks was screened at the National Museum of Singapore’s 10th Singapore Short Cuts, The Substation’s 4th Experimental Film Forum and the Thai Short Film & Video Festival 2014. The film later went on to win Best Experimental Film at the 5th Singapore Short Film Awards. His second film, The Forest of Copper Columns, has won the Cinematic Achievement Award at the Thessaloniki Short Film Festival 2016.
Interview to Russell Morton and Max Kin-wai LEE, talking about their creative experience. Filmed via long distance computer call: SKYPE.