Back in the old days, a « play » conveyed the nation’s cultural heritage and its ideologies through a script, theater performances and characters. For thousands of years, most poeple acquired their knowledge by watching these plays. Today however, these plays are gradually fading away and leaving our lives. In the early 1990s, I spent two years freezing the characters from these plays with my images. In the photographing process, I converted the specific performance Theater space into an every day studio space for two reasons: to remote the format of a play (through space conversion), and to create a non play experience for the viewers (through space conversion).
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