Di Jinjun’s series “Sophists” focuses on the witty people creative in literature, philosophy and art. Among them are people that I have long been respecting, attended lectures, read articles and worked with. Di Jinjun fixed their portraits on 25.4 x 30.5 cm aluminum plate emulsion by wet-plate photography. Hiding their eloquence in language and glory in the works, they become the game for another hunting photographer. Their own face signs are waiting wordlessly for other people to watch and analyze in a microscopic attitude. At this moment, they are not “sophistic” but really silent sophists. (essay: Chen Haiyan; translation: Fan Chen) Our sincere thanks to OFOTO Gallery for the warm reception.
SOPHISTS – Di Jinjun Photography Exhibition @ OFOTO Gallery
2F, Building 13, 50 Moganshan Rd., Shanghai, China
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