Kung fu with Braudel
A meditation on the politics of martial arts movies in the longue durée.
Thursday, 21 December 2017
Toward an Aesthetic of Weightlessness: Qinggong and Wire-fu"
A while back I contributed an essay for the catalogue of artist susan pui san lok's exhibition, at Derby Quad, entitled " ROCH ...
Ben Judkins's review of the conference in Korea
Ben Judkins, in his blog Kung Fu Tea, wrote a short report on the conference in Korea, at which I recently spoke, including brief and g...
Friday, 3 November 2017
Youth, Rebellion and the Kung Fu Comedy
Jackie Chan as a kung fu 'brat' in Drunken Master (dir. Yuen Woo-ping, 1978). Video still. Today I’m in Cheongju, South K...
Sunday, 21 August 2016
Hysterical Film Style in the Kung Fu Comedy –
Drunken Master Slippery Snake
As my recent post on Jackie Chan and the body has mentioned, I'm currently working on Kung Fu comedy. As part of this, I'm examining...
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