Ming Wong
Watermelon Love
2017, 10:22 min
Day 1, Screening 1
15 Dec 2018, 11:00

Berlin-based Singaporean artist collaborated with Taiwanese artitst Yu Cheng-Ta to present their alter egos as the Watermelon Sisters, a pair of gender-fluid butch/femme ghetto queer sistas who want to help humankind to ‘twerk’ their way to sexual liberation. Inspired by Chinese Opera cinema from the 1960s as well as the films of Taiwanese filmmaker Tsai Ming-Liang, this rap music video and live performance were commissioned to commemorate the first major survey of LGBTQ-themed art in a national museum in Asia, co-presented by Sunpride Foundation and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei in Sept 2017