qiu minye records time with luminous light-painted mesh figures qiu minye records time with luminous light-painted mesh figures
oct 27, 2014

qiu minye records time with luminous light-painted mesh figures

qiu minye records time with light-painted mesh figures
all images courtesy of OFOTO gallery

 

 

 

 

by experimenting with various applications of photography, chinese artist qiu minye has recorded time and depicted 3-dimentionality for the series ‘my god’, which removes the recognizable identity of an image, leaving only the silhouette from light painted strokes. the artist illustrates merely the motion and outline of human figures, animals and floating, transparent objects, regardless of the light, shadow, color and other common aesthetic conditions they bear. the series provides the audience with a visually mystifying and seemingly impossible optical experience and at the same time poses an important question: in contemporary art how can the importance of experience have new emphasis? minye presents ‘my god’ at OFOTO gallery, shanghai from now until december 6th, 2014.

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animal forms are rendered in a visually mystifying spray of light

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mesh-like silhouettes ethereally float in 3-dimensional space

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the outline of a human form is created with light

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floating objects create a seemingly impossible optical experience

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