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  • Telescope: China | Deng Tai, Walking

    Telescope: China | Deng Tai, Walking

    Walking is a series of over 1,300 photos and a video animation made over a three to four year period of time, in different cities, always at night, using only the street and shop lights for illumination. It is simply the recording of a journey, walking on an endless road, without a map, to some distant and undefined destination.

  • Telescope: China | Deng Tai

    Telescope: China | Deng Tai

    Deng Tai’s second solo exhibition at Telescope focuses on two specific nighttime performances entitled Shadow and Walking.

  • Telescope: China | The Extreme of Winter Festival

    Telescope: China | The Extreme of Winter Festival

    The Dongzhi (dong-jurh) Festival, or Winter Solstice Festival, is an important festival celebrated throughout China. It falls on the coldest day and the longest night of the year, this year it was December 22. People traditionally get together, families and friends, and eat and drink.

  • Telescope: China | Oliver Herring pt. 3

    Telescope: China | Oliver Herring pt. 3

    Oliver Herring’s 3rd major all day performance is one of his trademark works. In Beijing it was titled, Areas for Action, Beijing: Color Spit. For this performance Herring enlisted 2 participants who wore light gray thermal leggings, white socks, and white T-shirts.

  • Telescope: China | Oliver Herring pt. 2

    Telescope: China | Oliver Herring pt. 2

    Oliver Herring’s 2nd all day performance at Telescope, Areas for Action, Beijing: Aluminum Foil, was a spectacular event. Hundreds of local villagers, children, students, artists, workers, tourists, etc. came by to look and to participate.