When we were traveling in Mauritius, I became friends with a family next to my hotel. Before leaving, I promised that they would keep in touch with them by E-mail and send them mosquito pats from China as a gift (as they could not afford one), and I would return to visit them again.After returning home, when I developed the film, I found that the first time I tried to use the flash, I got the shutter and flash connected at the wrong speed, and every photo using the flash only half of the light entered.
During many years, I never returned to
Mauritius and never sent an E-email to
them. Not even the electric mosquito pats.
I learned how to use the camera and flash
properly, as well as how to take perfectly
exposed photos. I no longer use film cameras, so every photo can be displayed on
the LED screen, there are no more irreparable mistakes
Once my hard disk broke down. When I
opened the scanned file again after recovering the data, many files were lost and
many files appeared weird cracks on them.
Memory fades, film fades, and even digitally stored files fade, so does kindness.
Traveling Series II
Sesame and Mung Bean
Meritocracy has always been a passion
narrative. In order to achieve better results,
even gamers take stimulants. Entertainment has become a derivative, with a grotesque effect, grows brutally and chaotical-
ly under the pressure of society. Suffering
and entertainment are ultimately intimate.
The clown’s smile looked strikingly similar to the painful twisted expression of the
In Chinese, “sesame and mung bean” refers
to trivial matters. These snapshots are
spontaneous derivative entertainments of
some Chinese folks. These pervasive and
magical realistic games to some extent
maintain the stability of social structure,
they are not carefree indulgences, nor are
they the opposite of the burden of life.
420 x 297 mm 52 pages 2019