Autophagy: derived from Greek roots auto and phagy (eating) 

The process of self-eating is observed in cells.

In this work I ask when do cells decide to auto "eat" themselves 
- for the orderly degradation of the old and unuseful to prepare for the regeneration of the new - 
A quest on the philosophy of life and death. 

Autophagy is a starvation-activated “self-eating” process that happens on a cellular level in the brain and the body in which old cells are continuously destroyed and recycled for the renewal of new cells. On a philosophical level, if the brain and the mind are inseparable entities, could the same mechanics exist in the mind and be seen as the “cleansing” and “renewal” of dead thoughts, at least metaphorically? If so, when and how does the mind decide what is old, unuseful, or dead? Perhaps none of these matter except for the attitude one takes to one's own freedom and responsibility in the process, and the extent to which one acts in accordance with this freedom.

As this is an exploration of the mind, I invite you to experience every image and sound with your mind, mindfully. 

"लोकः समस्ताः सुखिनो भवन्तु"  
May all beings in all the worlds be free and happy

Directing and Editing: Chi Chi Cheng
Cinematography: Dino Ng, Terence Leung, Paul Lacombe, Chi Chi Cheng
Drone: IO, Raymond, Paul Lacombe​​​​​​​
Camera Assistance: Christine Wong
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