Like A Shooting Star is a project that reflects my teenage memories from when I was is middle school. I grew up in Japan where as a whole society, there are cultural expectations to attend high school and beyond but it is not actually legally mandatory.
The Netherlands made contact with the Indonesian archipelago in the 16th century. Over three hundred years of contact with the Dutch gave rise to a population of Indo-Europeans—Dutch citizens sharing both European and Asian ancestry.
The night until the early hours of the following morning, a waxing moon was just like a thin wire, it was going to be a almost new moon. Her unpredictable and bewitching movement appeared from the completely dark shore
This series was inspired by my recent insights. An emotion, feeling, energy or idea can manifestate itself in different forms, but when you tune up your inner vision, you can start recognize one spirit behind the external shell.
More often than not, people behave rather oddly when they face roses.One day, shortly after I moved to Osaka, I encountered a tribe of people obsessed with roses in an urban rose garden I found purely by chance.
In this series, I am photographing my eldest daughter who is turning 13. She lives a good life, lacking in nothing, and I see her growing daily, mentally and physically, from her gestures, words, and attitudes.
Istanbul is an old city which literally lies on two continents: Asia and Europe. People like to call it the place where East meets West. Istanbul combines the best of traditional and modern life all in one. The call to prayer echoes five times per day in this city that is 99% Islamic.
I capture people going about daily life because there are moments that they themselves do not realize are more beautiful and full of human touch than the carefully choreographed movies of Charlie Chaplin, Alfred Hitchcock, Federico Fellini or Shakespeare’s plays.
Ijtema is the annual three days Islamic congregation of Tablighi Jamaat by Islamic organization in association with the millions of Muslims. Participation in Ijtema increases religious authority, status and empowerment, and contributes on the Muslim identity through the idea of brotherhood and Ummah.
This series was taken in the Larung Valley in Sichuan, China (in Tibetan area of Kham). Little houses expanse of Tibetan Buddhist nuns and monks seems like a quiet wave on a beautiful lake. It feel as if the teachings of Tibetan Buddhism seems like spreading.
When gazing at the jellyfish floating in their tanks at the aquarium, I find myself in a peculiar mood. These jellyfish appear as if they could be alien life forms drifting through space, or perhaps even spaceships.
The distinctive man is characterized as a guy who has determined to do something important for him. Even the context is not specified exactly in the photographs, we could imagine and relish his hiding situation and consideration like a daydream.
Shanghai (13 June / 31 July) M97 cordially invites you to the opening of CONTINUUM, an exhibition of Dong Wensheng’s newest photographic works. The CONTINUUM exhibition includes works from two separate bodies:Continuum (2015) and Unbridled Waves (2010-2011).
The apparent contrast in the photograph with a lone house in the midst of rubbles and shadows of skyscraper failed to tell the story that the building owner had collected multimillion dollars as compensation for the demolition and moved to overseas.