provocative nudes, but more than just naked bodies, he also exposes what lies behind the carnal passion between two lovers—the secret love that they share. According to Hang, being young is like having the flu: it leaves us with a certain sensitivity, anxiety, awkwardness and sense of shame with which we fight against for the rest of our lives.
Ren Hang 任航 Beijing-based EDGE Creative Collective photographer Ren Hang continues to build on his sexually-charged images in his latest photography exhibition. His photos showcase
Hang’s Shanghai colleague, Ka Xiaoxi presents “Light Room”, a new book showcasing 17 analog film Chinese photographers curated by shanghaibased EDGE Creative Collective photographers. We catch up with Xiaoxi to get a glimpse at the art world across the border. Why did you choose this art form to express your creativity?
The feeling came naturally, I never had to force myself to use a camera to express myself—it’s just like [how] life never informs me of what will happen tomorrow. Are there specific locations or objects you love to photograph? There is a specific location, but in terms of objects, I love to shoot parts of the human body. What is your next project? For photography, I am never a person who plans ahead. I also love the thrill I get from shooting unexpected things. renhang.tumblr.com www.flickr.com/photos/ren-hang Written by Joyce Yung Photo courtesy of Ren Hang