Sheng Qi’s Memories

Sheng Qi, Memories (Me), 2000

Sheng Qi, Memories (Mao), 2000

Sheng Qi, Memories (Mother), 2000

Sheng Qi on Memories:

The record of my left hand records Me from 1965 to the present.

The imperfect left hand + old photos . . . is me.

This is the collection of my memories, all the images of my life.

The imperfect left hand + old photos . . . is me.

Sheng Qi, “Artist Statement,” in Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China, Wu Hung and Christopher Phillips (Chicago: Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago and New York: International Center of Photography, 2004), p. 211.

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Director of Exhibitions and Collections at the International Center of Photography, New York
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