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ONE ON ONE

Lee Wen on Jason Lim

The last samurai of "Sim Jia Core"

JASON LIM, Last Drop, 2005, performance at 

"Vital 07: The Essence of Performance," Manchester, 2007. 

Photo by Nisa Ojalvo. Courtesy the artist.

I began to call Jason Lim "the last samurai" after an impressive rendition of his performance piece Last Drop (2005) at "Vital 07: The Essence of Performance," a live art festival held in Manchester in 2007. His cool, focused concentration was something I'd never seen in him before and it was quite extraordinary. Amazingly, it was

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