I recently discovered the work of Quentin Shih, a one-of-a-kind Chinese photographer and artist. I especially appreciate his natural propensity for minimal and the delicate touch that makes his works as soft as silk.
Photojournalist You Li has an impressive array of stark personal photos of various barren, empty/emptying natural and human landscapes across China, images not often seen of the world’s most populous nation. They’re sad and gritty, but also achingly poetic.
Cigarette ash landscape is a stunning art installation by Chinese photographer and artist Yang Yongliang, which features black and white photographs piled on top of one another to mimic the ash from cigarettes.
Yu Xiao was born in Zi Bo, Shandong, China. She received her M.A. in Photography from China Central Academy of Fine Arts in 2009. In this work, Never Grow Up, Yu Xiao digitally created child versions of herself as a commentary on China’s one child rule and the intense focus on childhood that results.