1978 Born in Lin’an, Zhejiang Province
2004 Dept. of Chinese Painting, Central Academy of Fine Arts, China, BA
2010 Brunswick Art Institute Fine Arts, Germany, MA
Now lives and works in Hangzhou
Exhibition : « World Images 6 »
We see the world in images. Our view of the world is shaped by them. Over the course of the past ten years, the exhibition series WORLD IMAGES, showcasing contemporary international photography, has been providing opportunities to look at things and people differently and, in doing so, perhaps, to see oneself differently as well. The focus of WORLD IMAGES 6 is on the individual: on how we find direction, how we are manipulated, how we are left to our own devices, how we move within the community, how we perceive society and the self.
© Lina Scheynius / Courtesy of Christophe Guye Galerie, Zurich/Switzerland
The exhibition WORLD IMAGES 6 begins with young Swedish photographer Lina Scheynius turning the camera on herself. She is her own world. Here, photography is both a quest for identity ...
Shan Feiming « Waking from Hibernation » at the M97 Gallery
M97 Gallery is pleased to present « Waking from Hibernation », an exhibition of new large format photographs by Hangzhou-based artist Shan Feiming. The exhibition includes works from three of his most recent series: Jungle, Silent Distance and Waking from Hibernation. This is Shan Feiming’s first exhibition at M97. Titled after the third period in the Chinese lunar calendar, « Waking from Hibernation » is also referred to as « the awakening of insects » and marks the beginning of new life after the winter season.
Shan finds inspiration in the natural world to give voice to his experiences and reflections. The Waking from Hibernation (2012) photographs are hauntingly colorful images of wild vegetation and budding trees against the backdrop of a vibrant blue lake. His life a...