Yarli Allison - Work

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..... Wrestling Blues 藍調摔角場

..... an experimental video by Yarli Allison


*Trigger Warning: Self-harm & Suicide. Please proceed with care*
..... Duration: 06:06
..... 4k Video With Audio
..... HD version upon request
..... Made in the UK, with Hong Kong's 2019 political turbulence in mind
..... 2019-2020

..... Narrated in Cantonese + Subtitle in Traditional Chinese: this language combination is unique to Hong Kong.


....... 1.5 mins TEASER 720p


....... Synopsis:
....... In this blue wrestling ring, no one seems to be living the presence.
....... Their minds wander off deeply into the consciousness of sexual desires and suicidal propensities of the human mind.

....... 在這摔角場內,所有人都心不在焉,他們的思緒飄到了深層意識裏,展示了人的生之慾和死之慾。


....... Video Stills

























....... Direction Yarli A
....... Producer Yin Lo
....... Writing Yarli A & Yin Lo




....... Performers
....... Dancer Mavi Haro
....... Wrestler Mavi Haro
....... Judge Sammi Tong
....... Scoring Person Buttercup Ninja






....... Voice Performer Yarli A
....... Winky Cheung
....... Tiff Hui
....... Yin Lo


....... Technical Advisor ZDH
....... Boom Operator Kris Abdai
....... Camera Yarli A & Yin Lo
....... Set Yarli A
....... Design Yarli A
....... Music Yarli A
....... Music Advisor Mavi Haro
....... Editing Yarli A
....... Sound Post-production Yarli A





....... Venue Supported by Asia-Art-Activism
....... Raven Row Gallery







....... London UK
....... FOR HK
....... 2019-2020





Screening History
1-4 OCT 2020.........[Cinema Screening] PFF Vienna, Arthouse Vienna and Schikaneder, Vienna
9 OCT 2020.........[Online Screening] HOAX Publication , London, UK
30 NOV & 04 DEC 2020.........[Cinema Screening] International Queer Shorts - Self and Liberty programme, HKLGFF 香港同志影展 , Hong Kong
27 MAR 2021.........[Cinema Screening] Wrestling Blues, International Queer Shorts, HKLGFF, The One, Hong Kong
JUN 2021.........[Online Screening + Talk] QueerAsias: Virtual Cartographies of Desires, London, Asia, Art, Worlds, Paul Mellon Centre, London
2022.........[Cinema Screening] Queer Butoh in New York during Pride weekThe Vangeline Theater, New York


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Yarli Allison - Work YARLI ALLISON (b.88) is a Hong Kong-Canadian born, London-based artist with a multidisciplinary approach that traverses sculpture, performance, digital, film, drawing and installation.