全球唯一“城市\建筑”双年展
THE ONE AND ONLY BIENNALE
OF URBANISM\ARCHITECTURE IN THE WORLD

Collateral Exhibition

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Filming of Documentary Born and Bred in Shenzhen

2015.12.01

Curator: ZHONG Kunliang
Participants: ZHENG Kuai, LIAO Wei, Qiu Yue, Yu
Wan, ZHENG Shijie, JIANG Jinying, LI Zhaoxiong and ZHOU Lixian
Duration & Location:
October: Futian White Collar E Home - Screening of a video on making the documentary

November: Futian White Collar E Home - Story Sharing

January: Documentary screening at the Biennale venue

Venue Provided by: Futian White Collar E Home

Along with Shenzhen's urban renewal, development, expansion and sprawling, the relation between its urban areas and villages has become increasingly subtle and unique than ever, while more and more imaginary elements have been blended into individual memory. New generations that are born and bred in Shenzhen are experiencing a prosperous material life brought by rapid urbanization;. however, they might feel hollowness deep down inside when they have a moment to reflect in the busy city The themed collateral exhibition Born and Bred in Shenzhen presents a documentary about the new generations of Shenzhen, including their inner thought, reflection and search for origin.What is the definition of Shenzheners? In the context of globalization, people's urban life tends to be homogeneous. New generations born and bred in Shenzhen sometimes get confused about and are becoming more concerned with their personal and collective identity. There have been quite a few straightforward labels for us, which, however, can not represent who we are. Voices, though gentle and weak, are heard and clashes are seen. Young and vigorous people make solid efforts when they are trying to find out their own identity. Inquisitive yet confused , they linger in the collective memory of the old times. And the lyrics of a song echo, which goes south of Nanshan, north of North Station, east of East Gate and West of Xili ...