SILIANG

MA

From China. Lives and works in Beijing.

Studio Practice

Photography for my practice is a paradoxical finishing, it proves and disproves the authenticity simultaneously as the shutter is clicked. On the one hand, it visualized a clue of the experience of being. But on the other hand, seeing is manipulated and restricted within two-dimensional surface through the intervention of control and power. It makes photography become an ideal medium of ideological output where being that once complex and abundant is deducted to symbol, composition, tone, metaphor, codeā€¦ and meaning is turned into a product of choice. From chaos to order, random to control, uncertainty to certainty, this authoritative way of seeing interpenetrated with politics, culture and reality itself composed the poetic of our age.

 

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Monument from the series Studio Practice by Ma Siliang
Monument from the series Studio Practice by Ma Siliang
Problems on Self from the series Studio Practice by Ma Siliang
Monument from the series Studio Practice by Ma Siliang
Studio Practice by Ma Siliang
Two kilograms of ants from the series Studio Practice by Ma Siliang
Fall from the series Studio Practice by Ma Siliang
On the horizon from the series Studio Practice by Ma Siliang
Fluctuation from disorder  from the series Studio Practice by Ma Siliang
Indescribable from the series Studio Practice by Ma Siliang
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