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A Journey in Reverse Direction.

Photographs by Zhu Lanqing.
Jiazazhi, Ningbo, China, 2019. In English. 144 pp., color illustrations, 6¾x9x¾".



Publisher's Description

These photos were taken on Dongshan Island, located in the Zhangzhou area of Fujian Province.

Modern urban's development tends to afflict those who leave with amnesia-they forget such a place ever existed. I can only follow behind them, using images to “resist” these unforeseen changes. My hometown has been influencing me and shaping me since the day I was born. Like the beginning of a story, I found an outfit passed down from my ancestors in my mother’s room. This is how my home interacts with me. Maybe the only thing I can see is what it wants me to see. Photographing my hometown was like traveling through a dingy memory, through an internal negativity.

In the works, I use the Bachimen Dam, Home, Food, Soil, Gods, and Sea to recreate the beacons of my hometown. I've combined these memories and fragments into a book. This process seemed able to distill the spaces, people, and objects onto the pages. By imposing and removing layers, this volume exposes the significance my hometown has to me - the work is a representation of my hometown in illustrations. It is a cross section of the gradual process of urbanization, allowing us to connect with a city that is frozen in place and reflect on what home means to us.

About the Limited Editon

Limited edition of 30 copies, each comprising a signed first edition of the book housed in a slipcase with one archival inkjet print (signed and numbered 1/30-30/30), choice of 3 prints. Print size: 11 x 11-inch.

LTD-A: 'Ama'

LTD-B: 'Fire'

LTD-C: 'Seaside'

 


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