By transforming the architectural spaces through jarring reflections and fascinating labyrinths that disrupt the viewers’ sense of balance and orientation, the artist invites us to question our normal perception of everyday experience.
“If ‘The Northern’ series represents a heavy reality and pessimistic emotions, then ‘The Southern’ series is more about fantasy and virtual mental states. Life and art are just dreams,” says Hai Bo.
The title more properly alludes to the pace at which Lois Conner produces her photographs; her nature of working slowly. Her subject is landscape: she looks at both urban and rural settings through the distinctive viewfinder of a large format, banquet camera, so-called because the original 19th century versions were used for the purpose of...
The exhibition reflects upon many aspects of the human condition in the contemporary world: the rapid dissemination of information, the surplus of materials, the isolation of human beings despite increased connectivity, the blurred boundaries between the organic and the inorganic.
The exhibition showcases over 150 pieces (sets) of artworks nominated by 21 universities based in Beijing, and it covers a wide range of media...
Perhaps there are two kinds of photography: one has time as the enemy, and is about confrontation or control. The other is about cooperation with time. But the world is not benevolent, and people cannot actually work with time.
“Acting Out” brings together over 100 well-known and never-before-seen photographs from Wing Shya’s films, editorial and personal work.
This exhibition highlights the presentation of contemporary German photographic art as represented by the Düsseldorf School, which is the first time for the contemporary German photographic works to be systematically displayed in China.
As the title of this exhibition, “MUSE” refers as much to place as to a single person or series of individuals: as much to Guangzhou as to Paris, as to his wife of 35 years, Hu Yuanli, as to the myriad personalities upon which he has turned his camera since the late-1980s.
A survey highlighting themes throughout the artist’s thirty- year career, SCAPEs includes selections representing LaChapelle’s early editorial projects and his progressive return to fine art.
His persistently black-and-white monochromes preserve the eternal horizon; the still theatre images retain the passing of time; the vivid animal scenes narrate the paradox of death; and the civilisation created by humans becomes a fleeting glance into...
The exhibition provides a comprehensive overview of the work of important Chinese contemporary photographers from the mid 1990s on, as well as related historical material.