Presented by Videotage and Videoclub, Both Sides Now highlights contemporary and historical film and video work from the UK, Hong Kong and China. The films explore developments within the culture and society of Hong Kong and China over the past three decades, including work which reflects on the ongoing dynamics of cultures in Hong Kong, China, and the UK. The programme contains work by some of Hong Kong, China and the UK’s most exciting artists working in film and video, and varies between animation, documentary and artists’ moving image.
videoclub is a platform for artists’ film and video. videoclub’s intention is to support artists, by showcasing artists’ film, video and moving image work to the public to increase public engagement with artists’ moving image, and to create opportunities for critical engagement with contemporary art work. videoclub’s work combines national and international touring programmes, exhibitions and commissioning.
Videotage is a leading non-profit organization in Hong Kong focusing on the presentation, promotion, production and preservation of video and media art, serving artists in the expanding technological art and culture network. Since 1986, Videotage has developed itself from an umbrella for media artists, to a network of media art and culture for cross-disciplinary cultural productions, and platform to facilitate international exchange.