The Parisian Taiwanese Cultural Centre has organized a retrospective on Taiwanese film director Hou Hsiao-Hsien. Most of his films will be showed at the art-house cinema Le Champo in the 5th arrondissement, near the Sorbonne. They connected the event with what they call ciné-concert: scenes and images from his films, specially edited for a live mix by his long-time composer, Lim Giong. Tonight was only the ‘aperitif’ – Digital Garden. A V-Jay and Lim Giong offered the audience a sensorial journey as they mixed images and music for an hour long walk in a digital garden. The event took place at the Divans du Monde, a venue located in the Pigalle area which mainly focuses on world music and alternative music. I should think of this place for my upcoming concerts. Lim Giong is such a charming man, simple and enthusiastic about what he does.
On Saturday, he will do this live Hou Hsiao-Hsien film remix, in a special setting reminiscent of the early 20th century and Zen gardens. We’ll be served Zenzou tea! I just love that.
I’m so happy to get back to life and enjoy all these many events.