Qingyang Chen is a photographer primarily based between Shanghai and London. Seen listed below are a set of photos from her current initiatives, “Contact has a Reminiscence,” and “Evening is coming, however the rocks are nonetheless heat.” With a follow centered round an exploration of notion, Chen considers how private historical past can shade our view of each interior and outer worlds. Her work is grounded in spontaneity and emotion throughout the physique and its environment. “The tactility of the pictures creates an intimacy with the sensorial world,” she explains.
“Touching evokes closeness and intimacy greater than another sensation since you MUST join and there’s a circulation between the 2 surfaces — as in my chase after fingertips and pores and skin, backward and forward. And this sense may be very non-public and actual — fingers feeling the pores and skin, its temperature, and its humidity — a lived expertise.
On the identical time, the understanding of the state of the objects is extra like a psychological feeling. That is extra of a psychological notion and impression; after we contact one thing, there’s an imaginary, ambiguous area, and this sense of uncertainty is linked to our expertise and reminiscence, which is a brand new approach to consider what we see and the way we really feel.”
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