The House of the Gentle

16mm, color, sound, 30 min
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"Lili White has the courage to carry her creative effort undaunted in a most captivating way."– Professor Ben Hayeem, New York University Lili White presents her interpretation of the eight hexagrams ...
Rental format: 16mm

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"Lili White has the courage to carry her creative effort undaunted in a most captivating way."– Professor Ben Hayeem, New York University
Lili White presents her interpretation of the eight hexagrams of the I Ching which fall under its House of the Gentle. The pieces are poetic collages that combine performance, which is used as a symbolic action, along with footage of nature. The hexagrams are: #57, The Gentle; The Penetrating; #9, The Taming Power of the Small; #37, The Family; #42, Increase; #25, Innocence; #21, Biting Through; #27, Providing Nourishment/The Corners of the Mouth; and #18 Decay/Work on What Has Been Spoiled.

Films

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    Cloudgate
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    Western
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    #55 - CITADEL
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    #55 - CITADEL
    Lili White

    color and b/w, sound, 4 min
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    • Arts / Artists
    • Biography / Autobiography
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    • Environment / Nature
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    • History
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    • Personal / Diary / Journal
    • Philosophical
    • Political / Social Activism
    • Psychology / Mental Health
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    #63 Completion
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    #63 Completion
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    color, sound, 4 min
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    THE HOUSE OF WATER - #29 WATER ABYSS (red version)

    THE HOUSE OF WATER - #29 WATER ABYSS (red version)
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    #60 NOTCH:measure:LIMIT:ARTICULATING the CROSSINGs:interval

    #60 NOTCH:measure:LIMIT:ARTICULATING the CROSSINGs:interval
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    #55 CITADEL: CANOPY: ABUNDANCE: ZENITH

    #55 CITADEL: CANOPY: ABUNDANCE: ZENITH
    Lili White

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    #52 MOUNTAIN mountain

    #52 MOUNTAIN mountain
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