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Announcing Zhongsheng Gu’s Exhibition “冬至 Winter Solstice”

We are pleased to announce an exhibition 冬至 Winter Solstice by Zhongsheng Gu on December 22 (Sat) to 24 (Mon) , as a result of his activity during his stay at Studio Kura.

Zhongsheng Gu is a Photographer and Visual artist. He grew up in Yanji, a small town on the border of China and North Korea. He has been living and working in New York since 2013, he has taken photography as his true native tongue. His work is focused on trying to explore and expand the possibilities of photography as a method of communication. So that this visual language of him, can be more nuanced, more meaningful, more lyrical.
The focus of his work goes beyond trying to capture something visually but instead he wants to capture something invisible. Perhaps something only he can see, or perhaps something that occurs in our memories.

The Winter Solstice will occur on December 22nd, which is the same day the exhibition opens. This is a one of the most important festivals in East Asia.
Winter Solstice can be traced back to the yin and yang philosophy of balance and harmony in the cosmos. After this day, there will be more daylight hours and that will result in an increase of positive energy flowing in.
This is my hope for myself and what I have seen and what I have experienced here.

Zhongsheng Gu “冬至 Winter Solstice”
Exhibition style: Photography
Exhibition venue: Studio 2
Date: December 22 (Saturday) to 24 (Monday), 11:00 to 17:00.
* We will hold an artist talk on 22nd (Sat), starting at 15:30.
* The exhibitions by other current residence artists will be held at the same exhibition periods.

Zhongsheng Gu

Zhongsheng Gu (United States) Residence: December 2018

I am Zhongsheng Gu, A Photographer and Visual artist. I grew up in Yanji, a small town on the border of China and North Korea. I living and working in New York since 2013, I have taken photography as my true native tongue. My work is focused on trying to explore and expand the possibilities of photography as a method of communication. So that this visual language of mine, can be more nuanced, more meaningful, more lyrical.
The focus of my work goes beyond trying to capture something visually but instead I want to capture something invisible. Perhaps something only I can see, or perhaps something that occurs in our memories.

At Studio Kura I hope to make some image of my Childhood memories. Some curiosity about the unknown world, in a quiet little village.

– Website link: guzhongsheng.com

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