Birdhead, Today

Birdhead (Ji Weiyu and Song Tao)2013

Ullens Center for Contemporary Art

Ullens Center for Contemporary Art

Birdhead create a distinct world from a massive proliferation of images of their home city. Today is a group of photographs which explore the question of how photography should be displayed, playing on elements which most would consider outside the strict realm of photography proper—elements such as traces of darkroom handling, special framing materials, and the look and feel of exhibition walls.

This artwork was featured in the UCCA exhibition "ON | OFF: China’s Young Artists in Concept and Practice, ” 2013

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  • Title: Birdhead, Today
  • Creator: Birdhead (Ji Weiyu and Song Tao)
  • Date: 2013
  • Location: UCCA 大展厅(UCCA Great Hall)
  • Provenance: courtesy Shanghart Gallery
  • Type: Exhibition Scene
  • Rights: http://ucca.org.cn/exhibition/onoff
  • Medium: Today 2, 2013, gelatin silver print, mahogany, python skin, chamois leather, 100 x 78 x 6 cm; Today 3, 2013, gelatin silver print, mahogany, python skin, calf skin, velvet, 47.5 x 60.5 x 7 cm; Today 4, 2013, gelatin silver print, mahogany…