This Chinese artist has started his photo project in 2001. Hong Hao has been working on this project for 12 years. In Chinese culture, 12 years represents the period of transmigration in cycles of different fates and destinies. This means the process of producing works for this photo project is an assignment associated with one’s life trace. During this 12 years, Hong Hao day by day was putting his daily consumed objects into a scanner piece by piece. After scanning the original objects, he save them in digital forms and categorize these digital files in different folders in his PC, in order to make a collage of them later on.
“Through this practice, I gathered fundamental data of contemporary life and made an inventory of vital social essence through personal experience, so as to generate a retrospective and self-analysing volition” – said artist
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