Gannan Memoirs

Gannan Memoirs, is a series of essay vignettes that investigate the life of Tibetan nomads in the modern landscape, studying how their unique lifestyle and culture is reconfiguring in responses to the introduction of modern media and new tourism enterprises. The series emphasizes positionality of the filmmaker, critically elucidating personal ideas in essayistic form.

Funded by the Roy Grow Fellowship and Chang-Lan Fellowship.

Roads – Documentary/Digital/Short Film

The roads brought in people from all over the world. Values collide and new ideas form. Different people traveled to the village on their own manifestations of ideas for different purposes.

Fireworks – Documentary/Digital/Short Film

The fireworks arise as tourist arrive, changing the sight and sound of the tourist village.