THE SUBWAYS OF CHINA: SUBTERRANEAN PLATFORMS FOR TIME TRAVELING LIVE PERFORMANCE 
A woman in the subway begs for travel money so she can return to Qingyuan village, located 500 years in the past, and whips out an iPhone.
Translated transcript of youku dialogue from Chinasmack:MAN:Um, miss, what are you doing?WOMAN BEGGAR:Begging for money to go home.MAN:Your home is Qingyuan village?WOMAN BEGGAR:That’s right.MAN:Qingyuan village… where is that?WOMAN BEGGAR:It’s from five hundred years ago.MAN:From five hundred years ago? In that case, if I donate some money to your cause, how will you be able to give it back to me?WOMAN BEGGAR:With noble sir’s kindness, I should [repay you] by being betrothed to you, but I am so homesick! But when the day comes in the future, this humble girl will definitely repay your noble sir’s kindness.MAN:Noble sir’s kindness…heh, no need [to repay]. But if at that time you were to run away [disappear, renege on her promise], how would I find you?WOMAN BEGGAR:This is a token/pledge. [she hands him a “Certificate of Life-long Full Financial Support”, a fake document identifying a kept mistress, a woman who is financially supported by a man.]MAN:So with this…this…this lousy card? But even with this lousy card I still can’t get a hold of you.WOMAN BEGGAR:That’s not a problem, wait a second…oh, here it is. [Pulls out a mobile smartphone] What’s your phone number?MAN:Al….right.

THE SUBWAYS OF CHINA: SUBTERRANEAN PLATFORMS FOR TIME TRAVELING LIVE PERFORMANCE

A woman in the subway begs for travel money so she can return to Qingyuan village, located 500 years in the past, and whips out an iPhone.

Translated transcript of youku dialogue from Chinasmack:

MAN:
Um, miss, what are you doing?

WOMAN BEGGAR:
Begging for money to go home.

MAN:
Your home is Qingyuan village?

WOMAN BEGGAR:
That’s right.

MAN:
Qingyuan village… where is that?

WOMAN BEGGAR:
It’s from five hundred years ago.

MAN:
From five hundred years ago? In that case, if I donate some money to your cause, how will you be able to give it back to me?

WOMAN BEGGAR:
With noble sir’s kindness, I should [repay you] by being betrothed to you, but I am so homesick! But when the day comes in the future, this humble girl will definitely repay your noble sir’s kindness.

MAN:
Noble sir’s kindness…heh, no need [to repay]. But if at that time you were to run away [disappear, renege on her promise], how would I find you?

WOMAN BEGGAR:
This is a token/pledge. [she hands him a “Certificate of Life-long Full Financial Support”, a fake document identifying a kept mistress, a woman who is financially supported by a man.]

MAN:
So with this…this…this lousy card? But even with this lousy card I still can’t get a hold of you.

WOMAN BEGGAR:
That’s not a problem, wait a second…oh, here it is. [Pulls out a mobile smartphone] What’s your phone number?

MAN:
Al….right.

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