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Works by the Artist
Other Works(Vision of Taiwan : Electric Wires)
Other Works(Vision of Taiwan : Overpass)
Other Works(Vision of Taiwan : Chiatung Township)
Other Works(Vision of Taiwan - T-bar and Rice Field)
Other Works(Vision of Taiwan- Billboards)
Other Works(Vision of Taiwan- Pingtung Airport)
Other Works(Seeing and Construction- Separation)
Other Works(Seeing and Construction- Question Mark)
Other Works(Seeing and Construction- Arrow)
Vision of Taiwan : Beatle Nut Stand off Southern National Highway
Author
WU Cheng-Chang
NO. 20130157
Year 2007
Max Size
100.5 x 151 x 3.5 cm
Media
Digital photograph
Artwork Appreciation
The photographic subjects of WU Cheng-Chang’s Taiwan “Scenery” series are of distinctive scenes born from Taiwan’s experience with economic growth and cultural transition, showing human concern for the land. Wu painstakingly applies the techniques of landscape photography, highlighting problems in Taiwan’s society through depth of field, long exposure and the color temperatures of the twilight hours. In Taiwan “Scenery”: Betel Nut Stand off Southern National Highway, his subject is a betel nut stand commonly seen on roadsides. In the photograph, Wu stands in front of the betel nut stall with a strong light shining from his head creating an overexposed effect. The expressionless whiteness of his head hints at the public indifference about the surroundings. In this absurd scene, he seeks the possibility of reflection and change.
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