Time is a dimension / Fong Qi Wei

时间维度

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谷德曾报道过加州艺术家Xárene Eskandar创作的烟水时空Waters Re~ collection。时间属
于所有空间,所有空间的时间唯一而不可逆。这是一个在一张图像中容纳不同空间片段和
时间瞬间,试图让人们同时体验这两种不同维度的系列。

来自新加坡的艺术家Fong Qi Wei的创作有着异曲同工之妙。将摄影的所冻结的那一瞬时间
片段重组,突破相片固有的时间限制,展示出全新的维度。他拍摄城市,海景,选取日出
或黄昏天色变化剧烈的2–4小时,将他们的时间结构层层递进的显示出来。力求颠覆原始
充满细节的静止画面,二维中展示细节和时间进程,让人对摄影产生新思考。

非常感谢Fong Qi Wei将以下内容授权gooood发行。
Appreciation towards Fong Qi Wei for providing the following description:

 

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Photography is a medium that is famous for freezing time. The word snapshot suggests
that a tiny slice of time is recorded for posterity.

But we do know that time is also a dimension, like length, breadth and width. In fact,
physicists have a model called space-time: suggesting that time is part of a continuum
with the 3 dimensions that we are familiar with.

A photographic print is flat, and essentially is made of 2 dimensions: length and width.
Yet through composition and lens focus we give a print depth, which is a dimension that
is perceived but not physically part of the photographic print. Great photographs (and
great paintings) give information in all three dimensions. The best images are the ones
which let you feel like you can step directly into the frame into a world which is on the
other side.

But the print is still an instance. Most paintings and photographs are an instance of time.
That’s not the way the world works. We experience a sequence of time, and that’s why a
video is somehow more compelling than a freeze frame.

I work in the confines of a photographic print, because I like to do so. But in a way, I
wanted to break out of this restriction of a single slice of time in photography.

Photographic prints are great because they don’t need power to be displayed. They are
more or less permanent. Videos are great because they record a sequence of time
which shows reality almost like how we experience. Is it possible to combine the two? And
not via long exposure photography where often details are lost from motion.

So I played around with the tools of digital photography and post processing to give you
this series: Time is a dimension.

This series of images are mostly landscapes, seascapes and cityscapes, and they are a
single composite made from sequences that span 2-4 hours, mostly of sunrises and
sunsets.

The basic structure of a landscape is present in every piece. But each panel or
concentric layer shows a different slice of time, which is related to the adjacent
panel/layer. The transition from daytime to night is gradual and noticeable in every
piece, but would not be something you expect to see in a still image.

Similarly, our experience of a scene is more than a snapshot. We often remember a
sequence of events rather than a still frame full of details. In this series, I strive to
capture both details and also a sequence of time in a single 2 dimensional canvas. I
hope it gives you pause and reconsider what you experience versus what you shoot with
your next camera phone.

 

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5 Comments

  1. Profile Photo

    各种形状的时间切片

  2. interesting and teick

  3. HDRI的表现形式?

  4. 人生天地之间,如白驹过隙,忽然而已

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