How can film influence people’s awareness about how data is used after their death? _____Wen Hsieh Writer Wen Hsieh 02.12.2020 How can film influence people’s opinion of data collection and usage, when shown a specific application and its benefits such as deceased people’s data used as a coping mechanism for bereavement […]Read more "HOW CAN FILM RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT HOW DATA IS USED AFTER THEIR DEATH?"
Writer Wen Hsieh 19.11.2020 Do science fiction films have an influence on people’s ability to think deeply about their future ?According to my interview, most of the interviewees agreed that the sense were influenced by movies. However, as for the influence of the nature of the concept, they said that it was […]Read more "Film ＝ Public‘s Behaviours ？"
Writer Wen Hsieh Photo Microsoft 01.11.2020 What are related issues about the environmental impacts from this growth, while we defend awareness for digital data protection? Energy wasting. The energy used by the internet is largely invisible, such as our phones, laptops and so on. The feeling and the financial cost of […]Read more "What are we ignoring while defending awareness for digital data protection?"
Writer Wen Hsieh 15.10.2020 Cloud, we are familiar with the storage space of memory. Cloud computing is a popular option for businesses , the reasons including cost savings, raising productivity, efficiency, and performance. ( Investopedia. 2020) Its initial stage of its establishment was private, but was also developed under the control of a few […]Read more "If the cloud only had the ability to save data, how would the world be different?"
stakeholder room from Hsieh_wen_ on Vimeo. Based off my research into data collection through tracking systems, and how people like to remember the dead,I was wondering what would happen if people are able to request their partners’ data from the government after they pass, and then load the data into a device for their own […]Read more "Stakeholder Presentaion"
Behind-the-scenes I think my greatest benefit lies in the courage to talk to strangers and listen to stories from different perspectives. What impresses me most is that after chatting with users of sex dolls, I feel that they are fearless, especially when they suffer from many cold words of social values. The most […]Read more "Process of filming Part – 3"
Filming with green screen : what do you need to know ? -Technically, the term means you want to remove the background and make it transparent. It’s usually a monochrome background, which can be any color, but it’s usually bright green because it’s the furthest color from a human skin. -Separate the subject from […]Read more "Process of filming Part – 2"
Filmed by @Hsieh_wen and @Ray Chung Breathlessness is one symptom of coronavirus. Thus, I was planning to use the vision of Grapefruit to symbolise pulmonary fibrosis, which made a connection between my film and Covid-19. – Coronavirus: ‘I’m out of hospital, but I have to remember to breathe’ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-52204444 -Breathlessness from coronavirus […]Read more "Process of filming Part – 1"
Presenting the process of moodbored and script through the many meetings with cinema photographer, lighting designer, stylist, makeup and hair stylists. Crew list Prod Mark / Wen Director […]Read more "How to write good script + moodbored ? Part -3"
How to write a script: not only watching movies, but also reading a lot of current affairs and books – Outline the idea – 3-Act Structure by Syd Field – Divide the whole story into each scene – Fill in the scene with the actor lines – The […]Read more "How to write good script ? Part -2"
Image courtesy MBC. Writer Wen Hsieh 20.07.2020 South Korean documentary , called ” I Met You ” , presents how VR technology reunites sad mother （Ji-seong Jang） with her deceased daughter （Nayeon ). According to South Korean TV broadcaster, imbc.com, this project aims to create a “good memory.” The production team collaborated […]Read more "When A Loved One Dies,Grieving People Would Always Find Various Sustenance In Physical Objects. What Would You Think About If You Could See Your Deceased Loved One Again In Virtual Reality ?"
VR, AR or hologram, no matter what format you use, the promise of these medias are that they should provide a more immersive experience and create an environment that makes people feel real. The question is whether these technologies can replace humanity experience? Writer Wen Hsieh 19.07.2020 I think I agree as 8i chief […]Read more "Whether VR, AR or Hologram, These Technologies Can Replace Humanity Experience?"
Writer Wen Hsieh 15.07.2020 There were few sensational headlines on the Internet “Alexander McQueen’s DNA to be used for controversial design project”, “Alexander McQueen’s DNA turned into human leather goods by Tina Gorjanc”, “Alexander McQueen’s DNA Cloned For New Fashion Line — Reportedly Without His Brand’s Blessing” In 2016, Central Saint Martins fashion student Tina […]Read more "Is there a law that could protect our digital data for good? Raising awareness for digital data protection."
Writer Wen Hsieh 15.07.2020 As a result of the 2020 COVID-19 outbreak and the following global economic depression many humans lost their loved ones. Next, systemic issues of racial discrimination, public insecurity, fake news and social media began to arise and many people felt control was all lost. The hope of governments was in track […]Read more "Inspired by the world happening nowadays, how can human protect their data? We’re like mouses in the lab, being experimental, no one know what will happen."
If you google about How to write good script ? The google search jump up many information. I read through some, the knack is nothing more than a basic template for writing skills, having people read it and so on…I think the best way to learn how to write a script is writing one […]Read more "How to write good script ? Part -1"
Writer Wen Hsieh 20.06.2020 / Photographer What is Coronavirus contact-tracing app ? The app is for collecting the user’s information, which could be used to low down the risk of spreading infectious diseases, and to send notification whether the user need to do self-isolation. In recent weeks, there have been disagreements between two different types […]Read more "Coronavirus contact-tracing app in place from June in the UK. One for all, all for one. Will you release your privacy for stopping the spread of COVI-19?"
The beginning of the main question was what the change I want to see, I wanted to see the public in the world to accept people having sexbot as a therapy and human and sexbot could be lovers, as David Peters, family therapist ( KPBS News 2018 ) mentioned that “One day sex robot […]Read more "I am LOST in the world"
Writer Wen Hsieh 01.06.2020 / Photographer What will change in the dependence between humans and non humans (sexbot) after the protecting policies work. According to my interview, most interviewees will not choice sexbot to be their intimate partner in the short term. The interviewees divided two groups, one don’t have doll experiences, the other have. […]Read more "I assumed that sexbot has highly potential to become future intimate partner of human after the protecting policies work"
SEXBOT _ Narcissus from Hsieh_wen_ on Vimeo. I am humble to invite you to watch my first film. The core of this film is about how can human build good relationship with sexbot. What’s mean of good relationship? In my opinion it is about mutual love, support, benefits and true to each other. No matter […]Read more "SEXBOT"
Does this film reflect the current environment (insecurities) of the human form and behaviour ? Writer Wen Hsieh 17.04.2020 / Photographer Lene Hu wen sexbot presentation from Hsieh_wen_ on Vimeo. HHaving lost loved ones or being constrained to months of self-quarantine have left many people seeking “non-human-to-human” love relationships after the 2020 COVID-19 outbreak. In […]Read more "After the 2020 COVID-19 outbreak….."
This film was my first directed film with actor lines. From selected actors to collaborated with all team, there were many changes. The main thing learning through this film was communication, respect and listening. Every opinions sparked new creation. Not only shooting plan, but also makeup and setting. I was humble to learn everything by […]Read more "Process of filming sexbot Part – 4"
Cast Sexbot George Avill User Howard Corlett @howardcorlett Film Director 謝佩汶 Wen Hsieh @hsieh_wen_ Screenplay Team 謝佩汶 Wen Hsieh @hsieh_wen_ 胡皓翔 Sean Hao-Hsiang Hu 謝孟芝 Mindy Hsieh Nicolas Alpach Renio Chen Director of photography 鍾瑞軒 Rayxchung @rayxchung Camera Assistant Milo Robinson @milorobin Mike Ying @mikeying_ Still photographer 胡筱林 Xiaolin Hu @hxllene Lighting Designer Dmitrij Vasilenko […]Read more "Process of filming sexbot Part – 3"
I named my sexbot after the ancient Greek myth, Narcissus and Galatea About Narcissus Narcissus was a hunter in Greek mythology. He was a such gorgeous man, and many fell in love with him. However, he treated them disdain and contempt. Narcissus got punishments for his behaviour. He fell in love with his reflection. […]Read more "Process of filming sexbot Part – 1"
– John Danaher, “…if mutual love could be achieved between humans and sex robots, then by parity of reasoning with the human case, mutual love could potentially give sex between humans and sexbots a deeper meaning and greater value.” ( John, p222, 2018) – Davio Levy believes that, ” Empathy in robots will be achieved […]Read more "How can film be used as a dialogue to challenge the perception and taboo around the domination and obedience of human and sexbot relationships?"
In the chapter, I would like to discuss AI self-learning of the sexbot and what might happen in an unbalanced “ non human-to-human ” relationship. Writer Wen Hsieh 16.04.2020 / Photographer Lene Hu How does the sexbot’s brain work ? According to a documentary by Darknet, ” …to program an authentic personality, the programmer of […]Read more "What will happen if control of the ‘mutual love’ is lost in the ” non human-to-human ” relationship ? Will the sexbot become a “sexy killer” ?"
If they have empathy with each other, the relationship will reach a balance and reduce the unequal relationship between master and slave. Writer Wen Hsieh 15.04.2020 / Photographer Lene Hu A ccording to Bryson, the metaphor for the relationship between humans and robots is that of a master and slave. (Bryson 2008 , p. 65) […]Read more "Can humans and sex robots mutually love ? If the relationship between humans and sex robots is based on domination and obedience, then in that case, can the relationship be called mutual love?"
We all feel lonely; who does not? Writer Wen Hsieh 13.02.2020 / Photographer Ray Chung Most of us are afraid to admit we suffer from loneliness and fragility, especially masculine males because society’s values make us ignore the vulnerability and sensibility of men. Try to imagine the suffering of a man who has had a […]Read more "Why have men been getting it on with love-dolls and bots nowadays? Something dangerous? Or just loneliness? snowflakes?"
As noted by a French philosopher, Michel Serres, “I think that out of this place of no law that is the Internet there will soon emerge a new law, completely different from that which organized our old metric space.” (032C, May, 2014) and ”Mitigating bias and injustice in AI is an ongoing battle” Shelly mentioned […]Read more "Year and year past, do you really learn how to respect people as human being?"
Writer/ Photographer Wen Hsieh 19.01.2020 According to the survey, Benefits and drawbacks of sexbot existing Benefits -Decreasing the criminal rate of sexual abuse -Respecting the other peoples’ decision -Satisfying sexual needs Drawbacks -Human right -less communication How much autonomy do you want to give it? -Less autonomy than a human 50% -As a real human […]Read more "What’s the opinion of sexbot in this generation？"
The legality of sex robots has been debated time and time again in the recent past. Since 2010, the production of sex robots has increased rapidly through manufacturers such as TrueCompanion. com and Realbotix. (Metro 2010, Wired 2015, Daily Star 2017) Writer/ Photographer Wen Hsieh 15.01.2020 The concern is that it could be used […]Read more "Desire x Sex x Robot"
Even 21st century generation points of views about erotic images, we could feel people are conservative because the ways which they express their sharing on social network, thinking erotic images not belonging artistic creation, still looking at this style artworks with “colour eyeglasses”. I cannot deny that some works intended to provoke and shock […]Read more "Do These Paintings Represent Artistic Creation or Erotic Paintings?"
How can images be discussed in terms of their authenticity or inauthenticity? writer wen Authenticity of images could be divided into two sections for discussion: one is time and space, and the other is a different concept of audiences. As noted, a German philosopher and cultural critic, Walter Benjamin (1968: P217-251) has remarked that artworks […]Read more "How can images be discussed in terms of their authenticity or inauthenticity?"
Culture, identity and discourse Homogenization London, 25 September, 2017 by Wen Culture has had a significant effect on human history, being of great value to national cohesion and a sense of belonging. As times change, culture has gradually been becoming more fragile and has been losing its way easily, even without attentions of […]Read more "The world is going to homogenize ?!"
Visual Culture London, 18 September, 2017 by Wen Visual culture is expressing culture and delivering messages through visual images. With the development of modern image tendencies, diverse delivery forms such as adverts, digital multimedia and fashion are progressing. Meanwhile, controversial issues, such as racism, feminism and sexism, most of the time happen with advertising images […]Read more "Visual Culture- Adidas Advertising"
From Selfie To Self-expression at Saatchi Gallery London, 23 June, 2017 by Wen Before visiting an exhibition called “From Selfie To Self-expression”, we thought selfie was an easy, unworthy art form and more like a kind of showing off publicity. Furthermore, it took four actions –front camera, fake facial expression, click and Photoshop, as […]Read more "From Selfie To Self-expression at Sattchi Gallery"