01.03.15

Auguste François

The French Consul-General Auguste François left us today over hundreds of photographs taken across China between the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

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21.01.15

Yang Yongliang

For most of his working years Yang Yongliang has undertaken a kind of urban archaeology by creating unsettling photographs, in which utopia and dystopia intertwine with one another.

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14.12.14

Eric Leleu

Created by the French photographer Eric Leleu (b. 1979), the series Subtitles (re)invents the story of hengfu (横幅), the famous red Chinese banners bearing powerful messages.

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23.11.14

Lai Afong

Lai Afong (c.1839-1890)  – also called Lai Fong – was perhaps one of the most famous and successful Chinese commercial photographer and proprietor of the longest lived photographic studio in nineteenth-century Hong Kong.

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02.11.14

Thomas Sauvin: Beijing Silvermine

Thomas Sauvin collects and salvages the abandoned negatives from a recycling area north of Beijing. By doing so, he saves and reinvents a recent and nearly-forgotten past.

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19.10.14

Zhang Bojun: We

Zhang Bojun's photographic series “We” offers gigantic patchworks, which suggest that each human life only has meaning once it has been considered with distance and relativism.

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