GIRL.CN - Kinakaal Forlag
This photo book is the second book of Kinakaal Forlag, curated by our photographer friend Dai Jianyong (Coca) and Kang Liang. It took a long time from conceiving the idea to the open call process, all the way to the book came into being. Beautiful things take time and are always worth waiting for.
Girls are different in the book. Some of them were looking into the lenses and through the cameras and the ones who controlled the shutters, to be facing us; some of them just ignored the photographers and immersed themselves in their own melancholy or lethargic mood. They are not just the passive objects of the camera, but the performers who’re leading the photographic languages. They were not delighting anyone, but they were nevertheless enchanting. Half of the photographers are as young as the girls. They are all from the ’90s or ’00s, growing up together with girls of the same age. The young viewers collapsed with the young bodies and burst out with such beautiful sparks. Others are friends of the curators, photographers with profound experiences. Their involvement should certainly encourage the young generation.
GIRL.CN consists of 102 photos of Chinese girls by 73 photographers, with introductions by Lin Ye (well-known Chinese photographer) and Xu Chungang (poet, photographer, translator) in both English and Chinese. This is not just a pretty Syasinsyu, not even a common photo book.
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