情殺案 Crime of Passion / 2014

This animation is a visual interpretation of a poem, "Crime of Passion" written by a Taiwanese poet, Hsia Yu.

It is selected from her 1984 poetry collection, Beiwanglu, Memoranda.

She reveals her emotions of love and sadness intertwined with one another and connects them with abstractions and metaphors.

It expresses the preemptive feelings and desire for love regardless of reality.

With the artist's way of interpretation, the poem transforms and alters its original forms.

The artist wishes to present the poem in a different aesthetics from words to images.

Created by Min Liu

Written by Hsia Yu 夏宇

Voice over by Chin-Lung Chuang