Ferments, and Memories
The Photo Exhibition of Max & Gnosis
What is photography?
A picture is a fragment, a key to open Pandora's
box. It pieces up our memory magically and touches
the string of our heart.
Ferments, and Memories is a photo exhibition
by Max and Gnosis, whom meet each other in The
Institute of Art Study, NCKU. What they shared
in their photographs is the discourse of memories,
in other words, the life they passing by.
tries to discover herself at the beginning.
With her memories of childhood she represents
images full of rhythms, lights, shadows and
colors. It seems each of the photos frozen by
the shutter, but, however, the whole images
are telling their own tale, the story of time
passing away. Maybe you think you are looking
upon those lights and shadows for a glance,
but those lights and shadows are gazing you
until the end of the time.
attempts to express his black & white photos,
published on his web site: Developing Image
in the recent years, through darkroom prints.
The silver grains also reveal the identity of
traditional photography. Because of black &
white is doomed to be surrealism, those pictures
tell us the quality of form. Especially the
digital photography is now the mainstream in
Taiwan. Max's photos also remind us there is
still another way from digital to analog, pixel
to grain. Traditional photography is still having
its own way.
can act the role of evidence but not in this
exhibition. The discourse between those abstract
images in colors to those realistic monochromes
is the interpretation of two spirits. In brief:
"Life is fabulous."