Hammer Blog

  • Telescope: China | Chinese New Year 2015

    Telescope: China | Chinese New Year 2015

    I normally travel to a friend’s home in the country for the Chinese New Year festivities but this year I stayed in Beijing. It’s wonderful but a little strange at the same time to be in here or any big Chinese city during the Spring Festival.

  • 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.