Poster of The Meaning is Beyong The Words

Photographer Hang Mingzhi takes portrait for the fascinating sceneries in the reality, which seemingly belongs to documentary photography. These black and white photos are fully filled with the artist’s concern, understanding, obsession and attachment for the objects. They contain strong cultural and aesthetic significance, but have been forgotten, abandoned, distorted and even destroyed. The camera lens freezes the moment so that the attitude of the artist is highlighted. The attachment drags on while the warning and lament haunts constantly. Such feeling gives the pictures deeper essentia l thinking of the cultural inheritance and the existence of mankind, so that they surpass the documentary nature.

About the exhibition

Duration: July 5 – August 29 2014

Venue: OFOTO Gallery & ANART

Opening Reception: July 5, 2014 16:00-18:00

Opening Hours: 10:00-18:00

Tel: 021-62985416

Add: 2F, Building 13, 50 Moganshan Rd., Shanghai

Courtesy of the artist and OFOTO Gallery, for further information please visit

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