Lin Zhipeng (NO. 223) - Boys Boys Boys Catalogue
Lin Zhipeng's series "Boys Boys Boys" is a poetic journey of art. His photography captures the often-forgotten or overlooked emotional states and fleeting moments of life. Through his unique perspective and perceptive eye, viewers are transported into a whole new realm of emotions.The series exudes emotional tension and delves deeply into themes of vulnerability, desire, and intimacy. In each image, there seems to be a resonance with our own inner selves, as if these visuals are narrating the stories within each of us.
He's photographic art skillfully employs the interplay of light, composition, and color to infuse each photo with profound symbolic meaning. Every piece feels like a metaphor, inviting contemplation. It goes beyond a mere documentation of reality; it's a collision of emotion and soul. His photographs not only portray various facets of life but also express a sensibility, an exploration of emotions and inner worlds.
Lin Zhipeng (NO. 223) is one of the representatives of the new generation of Chinese photography, his work is filled with poetic charm, emotional tension, and unique insights and expressions of queer culture, which have garnered him long-standing international attention. His photography captures forgotten or overlooked characters, emotional states, urban fringe scenes, and moments of everyday life. His distinctive use of lighting, composition, and color endows his photos with symbolic significance that transcends the subjects themselves. This is more than just documentary-style shooting and capturing of life; it’s also a vehicle for emotions and reflections, embodying his striking personal style.
Catalogue for Lin Zhipeng’s Solo Exhibition organized in Berlin, 2023
Organized by Migrant Bird Space Berlin
MBS Summer Project Curated by Lu Mei
Edited by Lu Mei
Artist: Lin Zhipeng aka NO. 223, showcasing 22 images
Book Design: Camilla Dal Cero
Edition: 200 copies