Approaching Shadow, 1956/2012 - Fan Ho
About the Work
About Approaching Shadow
In 2010, Fan Ho revisited negatives from the Hong Kong era that were never printed. By physically holding two negatives up to the light, Fan Ho would play with composition. Once he created something that pleased him he would place ...Read More
In 2010, Fan Ho revisited negatives from the Hong Kong era that were never printed. By physically holding two negatives up to the light, Fan Ho would play with composition. Once he created something that pleased him he would place the sandwiched negatives on the scanner and digitize them together.
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About the Artist
About Fan Ho
Ho has been invited by twelve universities in Taiwan and Hong Kong to serve as a Visiting Professor, teaching the art of film-making and photography. He has written five books, one of them containing all his award-winning prints that are on display at the Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco. The Living Theatre is Ho's latest book done by MB Editions. Further, Fan Ho is an accomplished and acclaimed Hong Kong film director. He won the "Best Film Award" in Banbury International Film Festival in England. Three of his films have received the "Official Selection" of the International Film Festivals of Cannes, Berlin, and San Francisco, and five of his films have been selected in the "Permanent Collection" of the National Film Archives of Taiwan and Hong Kong. He has also been elected as "judge" of the Taiwan Golden Horse Film Festival and Hong Kong Oscar Film Award. It is this diverse cultural background that makes Fan Ho's creative style so unique, full of lyrical beauty, dramatic power, and poetic grandeur.
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DescriptionArchival pigment photograph.
AuthenticationSigned and editioned by the artist on recto.
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