The critical conditions of my awareness will sometimes trigger the shutter (*w/ signed print*)

@ Lei, Han


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Publisher's presentation:

"The critical conditions of my awareness will sometimes trigger the shutter.

The first condition that arose my interests towards photography is Chinese reality. So far until now, it is still the most convincing condition of my photographs. Usually I’ve always been carrying the overwhelming sensitivity towards those indecent things. I see my photographs as a kind of concealing, which doesn’t require to emphasize any procedures or evident. I prefer to conceal the « punctum » of most of my photos. I have been trying to conceal the climax of these everyday photos, which is the most significant form and inner structure of my photos, the fragment of every image transit into another fragment, those concealed events can be memorized by myself as representation of time.

Most times, I’m quite a conflict person, this kind of conflict will sometimes make me understand those attitude that’s in-between. I always take pictures in a quite conservative manner, it’s the biggest freedom to me, the critical conditions of my awareness will sometimes trigger the shutter. I never set up a pre-made idea to shoot with, that will be a even worse cliché. I prefer to let the « series » and « categories » be generated naturally from the huge quantities of my photographic practices.

            -- Han Lei "

Second volume in Edition Bessard's "BeSpoke Collection".

24 pages - Hardcover covered with fabric

Editions Bessard, 2016 (250 copies)

Format :  19.5 x 26.5 cm

*With signed C-Print*

New - Mint condition

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46,00 €

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