Siqi Xu

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Gu Zheng, 2013
Digital Video

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Siqi Xu is currently a fourth year student at Thompson Rivers University, working on 3-D animation and video projects. He is an international student from China. The Gu Zheng is one of the traditional Chinese musical instruments, one of the oldest instruments in China. Gu Zheng music has an over 5000 years history and is played to reveal human emotion. In this video Siqi Xu explores this part of his heritage, wherein the music is transmitted through body language, using the human torso, with hands, feet, face and eyes.

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