Tag Archives: Wang Tong

Wang Tong > Born in 1967 in Manchuria. He grew up in Henan and now lives and works in Beijing. His main series: Mao on the Wall, Reenactment.


PRIVATE 50 | True or Real? CHINA

In contemporary China, uncertainty about what is “true” and what is “false”, “reality” and “appearance”, extends from the realm of photography to that of existence itself. We often feel that we are confronted with such an illusory, ambiguous, unexpected “reality” as to lead us to doubt not just our perceptions, but our very capacity for interpretation.


PRIVATE 29 | EARTH. The infinite China of the countryside

The objective of this issue of PRIVATE is China outside the cities, the infinite China of the countryside, and it has the declared intention to give justice to about 900 millions people who live in a huge territory at the borders of the economic miracle. The artists are all Chinese, and among the best contemporary photographers.