Cao Fei

Cao Fei made her first short film Maladjustment 257a year before graduating from the Design Department of Guangzhou Arts Institute in 2000. An artist of many skills, her works range from documentary film to experimental theatre, conceptual photography and performance art. In addition, her documentary Sanyuanli joined the 50th Venice Arts Biyearly Exhibition and in 2005 her first full-length documentary film Father joined the first Moscow Biyearly Exhibition. In 2006 Cao was commended by New York magazine Art Forum for her contribution to modern art. ln 2006 Cao won CCAA (Chinese Contomporary Art Awards).

Poster for the movie "Haze and Fog"

Haze and Fog

Darkly humorous reinterpretation of the zombie film, set in Beijing. Here the undead are real estate agents, nouveau riche businessmen, security guards, manicurists, and sex workers seeking contact in an increasingly individualized, alienating society.