Chen Chieh-jen Collection ➔ DVD 'Bade Area: Exhibition copy'

DVD 'Bade Area: Exhibition copy' (GB3451/DC/1/6)

Archival Record


Global Persistent Identifier


Local Identifier

DC/1/11 (local reference number)

Level of Description



2005 (was creation date of)


Chen, Chieh-jen, (b. 1960), artist (has creator)

Access status



Physical and Logical Extent

1 DVD (1.70 GB)

Content Extent

29mins 49secs

Content Type

two-dimensional moving image

Language Information

Latin (is language of)

Scope and Content

DVD containing the colour silent single-channel video installation 'Bade Area' by Chen Chieh-jen. 

The work was filmed in Bade City, Taiwan, formerly a thriving industrial city. The film documents the abandonment of the area and its suspension between its industrial use and the areas regeneration,  inspired by a billboard saying ‘The Majestic Town’ now pointing to barren land where a factory once stood. 

Management and Use

Conditions on Access

The video works are available to all freely available to all bona fide researchers to view within the Archive & Library search room. Only one copy of this work.

Conditions on Use

The original videoworks are the copyright of Chen Chieh-jen. The videoworks are held by the Centre for viewing purposes only. Request for copies of the works will be referred to the copyright holder.


Media Type



computer disc

Encoding Format


Related Content

Related People and Organisations

Chen, Chieh-jen, (b. 1960), artist (has creator)

Related places

Taiwan, Republic of China (has as subject)

Related Terms

two-dimensional moving images (has content type)
Latin (is language of)
computer discs (is medium of)
vob (has encoding format)
electronic (has media type)
video art (has documentary form)
motion pictures (visual works) (has documentary form)
Open (has access status)