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News: New York

Song Dong's Creative Time Video

by Taliesin Thomas

SONG DONGWriting Time with Water, 2005, performance. Photo by Charlie Samuels. Courtesy Creative Time.

For one action-packed hour on October 17, 2005, the blaring Times Square and 42nd Street district of New York City accommodated the calm hand of Beijing video artist Song Dong, as he performed his meditative Writing Time with Water.

The performance was accompanied by two video works, also addressing concepts of place, record and erasure. The works were presented together as part of New York public…

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