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Other Works(Outlook (No 66, Haishan 2nd Rd., Hongmaogang, Kaohsiung City))
Other Works(Outlook (Fuxing Vil., Zuoying Dist., Kaohsiung City 813, Taiwan))
Other Works(Remains- New Zhong Zhen Village)
Other Works(OutLook (Morakot, Nansha-lu))
Outlook (No.100, Gaonan Highway, Renwu Dist., Kaohsiung City)
Author
CHEN Po-I
NO. 20140453
Year 2012
Max Size
100.7 x 126.9 x 3.4 cm
Media
C-print
Leased out
Artwork Appreciation
CHEN Po-I uses photography as his creative media and has a personal connection towards in-depth observation and contemplation towards the moving and reconstructing of military dependents’ village, generating photographs of ruins that contain a distinct personal signature. OutLook (No.100, Gaonan Highway, Renwu Dist., Kaohsiung City) is a snapshot of an abandoned lot in the Renwu District of Kaohsiung witnessed by the artist, now artfully placed within a window frame. The artist believes that the window serves as an emotional opening that connects people to local landscapes. Industrial growth has forced the gradual disappearance of traditional settlements, reconstructing the people’s memories of the land. The window scene, however, can only serve as a disconnected historical record of Taiwan’s geographical gazette. CHEN Po-I’s works incorporate aesthetics with his long-term observation on Taiwanese ruins to inspire concern for our cultural heritage.
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