History of Monuments

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Présentation par l'artiste :

"Since August 2009, I started to work with two hundred models over fifteen days, shooting the 42-metre-long History of Monuments. This work is my reflection on what is told about civilisations, beauties, virtues, standards and norms.

The models are smeared with mud and placed into the carved out contours of the photo backdrop. Chinese traditions are handed down from generation to generation with many documents on the historical figures, poetries, literature, dramas, etc. Often the powerful people like to summarize their achievements during their reign times. So each dynasty has its interpretations of its dynasty and the former dynasties. It is undeniable that many such versions are misguided.

    --  Wang Qingsong  "

History of Monuments est un Leporello (accordéon) de 8,40 m de long, imprimé récto / verso, et présenté dans un étui rigide.

Ce livre est listé dans "The Chinese Photobook: From the 1900s to the Present" de Martin Parr et WassinkLundgren à paraître en juin 2015.

112 pages - Leporello dans étui

Editions Bessard, 2012

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