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Sun Moon Lake is a Concrete Box 


Expanded Cinema, 2020 

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‘On days that we couldn't go out, I would sit on the floor, looking out the windows. They are rose- coloured from layers of heavy film pressed between layers of thick glass to keep us safe. Any landscape would look romantic through that tint. But our view of the river was blocked by an abandoned waste-treatment plant; my gaze could only trace the curves of rusty steel pipes that carried a river of human faeces from the city to the plant underneath the old public park, where it looped round and round in something like a giant robot’s intestines. But that flow stopped a long time ago...’

Artists Xia Lin (Taiwan) and Sheryl Cheung and Liam Morgan (Canada) take us on a journey that meditates on the natural environs and then a haptic chamber of light-, film-, sonic- and plant- installation. A reflection on days past, a dwelling on the uncertain present, an intimation into a physically-distant yet familiar future.


來自臺灣的林亭君與加拿大的張欣、利安・摩根(Liam Morgan),將領著你我走一遭心理、地理與物 理的環境下的冥想移動,觸碰植栽裝置、觸碰聲響、撫摸影像、撫摸光,承接過去幾個月的千秋景況, 《日月潭是一個水泥盒》將延展這個現實,進入一則關於「社交距離」的現世寓言,在地表之外的空間 想像我們的未來。

Performance documentation from Sun Moon Lake is a Concrete Box
@Taipei Dihua Sewage Treatment Plant & Taipei Backstage Pool, Taipei Arts Festival 2020
Photo by Hsin-Che LEE

《日月潭是一個水泥盒》為林亭君、張欣與利安・摩根 (Liam Morgan) 的合作作品


林亭君 | 湖
白濟豪 | 樹
沈芯如 | San
陳俊良 | 大個子
張欣 | 張欣
製作人 | 廖芝涵
影片製作人 | 利安・摩根 (Liam Morgan)
編劇 | 利安・摩根 (Liam Morgan)、張欣、林亭君
劇場指導 | 鄧富權
影片導演、攝影與剪輯 | 利安・摩根 (Liam Morgan)
聲音作品創作 | 張欣
舞台技術執行 | 朱家聖、盧胤沂、李迪權
影片副導演 | 雪克
第一攝影助理 | 陳柏叡
第二攝影助理 | 裴佶瑋、陳晧堯
影片後期製作 | 丁肇輝
視覺效果 | 呂永峰、郭俊麟
擬音 | 利安・摩根 (Liam Morgan)、陳世瑋、Alex Boyessen、Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen
其他錄音 | Alex Boyessen、Hjamlar Boyessen、陳世瑋
擬音剪輯 | 利安・摩根 (Liam Morgan)

臺北市政府工務局衛生下水道工程處 迪化污水處理廠
Digital Mixes CO. Ltd.


'Sun Moon Lake is a Concrete Box' was developed as a collaboration between Xia Lin, Sheryl Cheung and Liam Morgan

In order of Appearance:

Xia Lin as A Lake
Bai as A Tree
Shen Xin-Ru as "San"
Chen Jun-Liang as "Large Man"
Sheryl Cheung as Sheryl Cheung
Producer: Liao Chih-Han
Film Producer: Liam Morgan
Written by Liam Morgan, Sheryl Cheung and Xia Lin
Dramaturge: Tang Fu Kuen
Film Director, Cinematographer & Editor: Liam Morgan
Sound Composition: Sheryl Cheung
Stage Technitions: Jason Ju, Steph Lo YY-Lo, Lee Tek-Khean
1st Assistant Director (film): Shake Shake
1st Assistant Camera: Chen Bo-Rui
2nd Assistant Camera: Pei Chi-Wei, Chen Hao-Yao
Post Producer: Wade Ding
VFX Artists: Lu Yung Fung, Jeremy Kuo
Foley Artists: Liam Morgan, Sophie Chen, Alex Boyessen, Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen
Additional Sound recording: Alex Boyessen, Hjamlar Boyessen, Sophie Chen
Foley Editor: Liam Morgan

Special thanks to:
Canadian Trade Office in Taipei
Dihua Sewage Treatment Plant, Sewerage Systems Office of the Public Works Department of Taipei City Government
Shadow Magic Films
Changfu Gardening Co., Ltd.
Sika Films Co., Ltd.
Digital Art Center, Taipei
Aurora Lighting Engineering Co., Ltd.
Digital Mixes Co., Ltd.
Scott Mei
Bruce Lee
Lin-Hui Huang
Margy Hwang
Elly Lee

Commissioned by Taipei Performing Arts Center
and presented in Taipei Arts Festival 2020.