Overview participating exhibitions

All Colours Will Agree in the Dark
2013

All Colours Will Agree in the Dark

Olivier Pin-Fat

Dead Light, Bone Dry

Olivier Pin-Fat (United Kingdom, 1969) makes lyrical and yet unsentimental photographs which do not so much show reality, but challenge us to reflect about an underlying reality. His work has been shown and published all over the world. Between 1998 and 2008 he was connected with Agence VU’; presently he is a curator as well as being a photographer. DEAD LIGHT, BONE DRY will appear in book form in 2013.

Metropolis
2011

Metropolis

Olivier Pin-Fat

DEAD LIGHT, BONE DRY (Thailand, 2004-2009)

In a series of interrelated photos Olivier Pin-Fat evokes his physical and mental confrontation with Bangkok. Beginning in 2004, during the infamous Thai war on drugs, he gives his subjective view of the ghastly political landscape. He does that by working with 135 and 120 millimetre film that he mauls like a vandal. The formlessness and distortion is a reflection of his state of mind, of the unpredictability of the city, and of what the city allowed him to rescue from the debris.

  • DEAD LIGHT, BONE DRY (Thailand, 2004-2009)

  • DEAD LIGHT, BONE DRY (Thailand, 2004-2009)

  • DEAD LIGHT, BONE DRY (Thailand, 2004-2009)

  • DEAD LIGHT, BONE DRY (Thailand, 2004-2009)

  • DEAD LIGHT, BONE DRY (Thailand, 2004-2009)

Act of Faith
2007

Act of Faith

Olivier Pin-Fat

COMING HOME (China, 2001)

The Hakka Chinese, a Chinese subgroup with their own language, organize complex and clandestine death ceremonies. These permit the spirits of their ancestors to return to the parental home, in order to then send them on to heaven. Olivier Pin Fat, part Hakka Chinese, attended such a ceremony which was held for his grandfather. The rituals, his stay in the 500-year-old Hakka village, and the stories about his grandfather taught him much about the history of his family. Thus it was not only the spirit of his grandfather that was brought home by the ceremony, but Olivier Pin Fat himself.

  • COMING HOME (China, 2001)

    The Hakka Chinese, a Chinese subgroup with their own language, organize complex and clandestine death ceremonies. These permit the spirits of their ancestors to return to the parental home, in order to then send them on to heaven. Olivier Pin Fat, part Hakka Chinese, attended such a ceremony which was held for his grandfather. The rituals, his stay in the 500-year-old Hakka village, and the stories about his grandfather taught him much about the history of his family. Thus it was not only the spirit of his grandfather that was brought home by the ceremony, but Olivier Pin Fat himself.

  • COMING HOME (China, 2001)

  • COMING HOME (China, 2001)

Biography

Olivier Pin-Fat (United Kingdom, 1969) makes lyrical and yet unsentimental photographs which do not so much show reality, but challenge us to reflect about an underlying reality. His work has been shown and published all over the world. Between 1998 and 2008 he was connected with Agence VU’; presently he is a curator as well as being a photographer. DEAD LIGHT, BONE DRY will appear in book form in 2013.

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Metropolis - City Life in the Urban Age

Metropolis - City Life in the Urban Age

Price EUR 17,50

Act of Faith

Act of Faith

Price EUR 10,00