The Hunter and the Skeleton
Bai Bin ( Gentsu Gyatso)
This colourful Eastern Tibetan folk tale is a wonderful combination of thangka (traditional Tibetan paintings with embroidery) and a score that combines native Tibetan music with modern influences. While out on an excursion in the mountains a Tibetan hunter encounters a skeleton demon. Unsure whether the skeleton is firend or foe, the hunter soon becomes the hunted in this surreal landscape.
Bin Bai, also known as Gentsu Gyatso, is ethnically Tibetan. He was born in Ganzi County, Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan province, China in 1978.Attained a Master’s in Fine Art from Sichuan Fine Arts Institute in 2001. He also studied at Kassel Academy of Art as an exchange student. In 2003, he travelled to Tibet to study traditional Tibetan architecture and Buddhist wall paintings. Currently a teacher, his research interests explore how to combine visual art with Tibetan traditional art.