Zhang Xiao 张晓, ‘A Reproduction of Tiananmen in the County’, 2013, Blindspot Gallery

Shift series (2012-15) features instant films taken in his hometown, i.e. Yantai in Shandong province, the black and white photo collage was created through a process of detachment and reassembly that echoes Zhang’s relationship with his hometown. In a delicate and time-consuming process, the artist created the instant film emulsion lifts and manually assembled them into works of photo collage.

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