Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China

"Ma Liuming, Fen Ma Liuming Walks on the Great Wall (1998). A member of the artistic generation that developed in Beijing in the mid-1990s, Ma Liuming adopted the performance identity of “Fen Ma Liuming,” a lithe, androgynous creature. His nude walk on the Great Wall, presented in the exhibition as both a photo work and a video, contrasts the solidity of the Wall—the paramount symbol of China’s historic power—with the fragility and ephemeral presence of the individual"

Thanks Joe for sharing!