Chinese Portraiture

video installation
Hongxiang  Zhou: Chinese Portraiture

Chinese Portraiture

It is a conceptual image work, like a dictionary, presented in the way of Chinese traditional scrolls. The various Chinese people: worker, policemen, emperor of Qing Dynasty, the intellectuals, monk, old people, children, beggar, farmer-worker, judge, etc. have been imaged with their most remarkable characters, morals and habitualness.