Arles 2020 day by day by Thierry Maindrault Interesting proposal in the lounges of the Manuel Rivera Ortiz Foundation that this exhibition dedicated to the island of Taiwan. This “Vision of Taiwan” offers the originality of being that of a local photographer who was born in Taiwan, who lives in Taiwan, who works in Taiwan. This event is supported by the Taiwan Ministry of Culture and by the Taiwan Cultural Center in Paris. This photographic collection, through the common theme of an enigmatic person, presents aspects of this uncompromising objectivity of this emblematic island. That is true but for one of very small facet of this territory that we discover in the photographs. An original scenography presents the essentials of the photographs in the form of “ChromaLuxe” plates which were assembled like a very large mural look like the panels of slides projections in the decades from 1960 to 1990. Subject to taking a vision back, the eye runs from one image to another to build an effect of coherence and extent. Cheng-Chang Wu is more oriented towards photojournalism in...
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