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