Chen Shuxia is a PhD candidate at the Australian National University. Her research focuses on Chinese photography and its aesthetic transformation in the 1980s. Shuxia’s essays have been published in Trans Asia Photography Review, Art China, and artforum.com.cn. In 2014 she was a grantee of the Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Greater China Curatorial Residency Programme.
Mostly naked, friends and models of Ren Hang appear on a rooftop with skyscrapers as the backdrop, in a forest of tall trees, in a field invaded by wild grass, in a pond with budding lotuses, on a lonely rock hit by waves, or in a bathtub amongst swimming goldfish. Their naked bodies and limbs are […]