Two videographers in dialogue. This time, Linda Lai applies semi-automatic writing for a spontaneous response to a few draft drawings she received from Jamsen Law… The language of montage is invoked, contemplating time as a multi-faceted entity… The drawings were from Law’s solo show, “No Details, Not Whole,” 《表。述》at Lumenvisum in September 2016.

I am obsessed with montage. I wonder if Jamsen Law, too, is.

Zoom in … a different universe
You may get drowned or get lost…
You breathe in dashes of sashes of bundled lines which is a sheen sheet of penetrable space…

Crop it. Nail it.

The boundaries mark it; the frames make it.

Paste it. Rub it. De-pixelizing…

The experience of delving into Jamsen’s drawings is a serial immersion of multiple takes.

Meandering on the surface, one of them.
Hit hard and penetrate, another.
Erasing – that’s décollage…

In a series of works that grows on flat surfaces, I detect a plateau of multiple sedimentary layers, each of a different texture, density and vectoring velocity.

The drama of subjectivities caught in moments in consecutive forward motions…