Lantian Xie, ‘Yan Can Cook’, 2015, Grey Noise
Lantian Xie, ‘Yan Can Cook’, 2015, Grey Noise

A close-up image of celebrity chef Martin Yan displaying his famously quick knife-work, from his hit TV show Yan Can Cook, looping endlessly on a carousel slide projector. Alongside, the familiar sounds of his knife, chopping rapidly in sequence against a cutting board, looping on vinyl record. Together, the sounds of the two devices syncopate toward a melody.