Suicide Note

Suicide-Note-Photo-StillArtist: A. K. Prince
Year: 2011
Country: Hong Kong/Canada
Runtime: 21mins
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Alternative Titles: Life/Death: a poetic video trilogy

Suicide Note is a mental state portrait of a survivor, revealed through a silent meditation with a fantastical bird. Each place – Hong Kong, Peterborough, Toronto – characterizes a fragment of the poetic trilogy and serves as a stand-alone video poem.


Trailer – Life/Death trilogy from A. K. Prince on Vimeo.

Full video is available for public screenings, community events, and educational teachings. Please contact the artist.

Review Snippets:

a journey across the world through depression, performative gender exploration, reclamation and imagination | Misster Raju Rage | Programmer & Coordinator of London Transgender Film Festival 2008 and Trans and Queer of Colour Mini Film Festival Berlin 2011.

A. K. Prince circumfuses journeys and unspoken dialogues of agency, birth, rebirth, re-death, survival, acceptance, fearlessness and hope | NaaLankai Ntontan

A symbol of freedom, solace, longing and belonging | Jin Haritaworn, Professor at York University

To explore issues of suicide, artist A. K. Prince takes us on a journey where mainstream media never goes | Shameless Magazine