More of Du Zi’s recent landscape works are oversized man made landscapes, such as mines, quarries, flattened mountains , garbage dumps, artificial lakes, opencast pits, reclamation land near the sea, sand fixation in the desert. These landscapes form images quite different from those in the surroundings due to their large size, like scars decorating the earth surface on a satellite map. And his images presented in hight-resolution pictures with one billion, two billion, or even several billion pixels, show slight details of the huge landscapes and make us rediscover the relationschip between man and the environment : land in the unity of opposites of magnitude and parvitude.
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