"I use a lot of repetition. And it becomes a filmic way of talking because as you put the same image after the other, even though it’s the exact identical image, everyone sees something changing from one image to the next."
"RMB is the abbreviation for the Chinese currency, the renminbi. Renmin means 'the people'. And the R could almost stand for republic or revolution. In Chinese, the name sounds like 'the people's city'. So it comes to take on all these associative meanings. I think it also sounds like 'remember city', a city of memories, because it is actually documenting what cities look like today."