Frozen Moments: My Digital Archive

My digital archive of Archive Fever Project is established! [Click here to go!] or you can find a tag on the top of the list About Frozen Moments Digital Archive The “Frozen Moments” blog is my personal digital archive about the study trip in Amsterdam and the following outcomes of the Archive Fever project of my course. Amsterdam Trip Duration: 12 – 17 Feb 2017 Project Duration: 10 Feb – 23 Mar 2017   You will find photos, videos, sketches and scanned photos of the items that I collected from the trip. Please enjoy it and you are welcome to leave any…

The Structure of my Academic Essay: “Portraits as Living Archives”

Introduction (Say what I’m going to say)  What I’m going to say in this article, and why   Main Body (Say it) Sugimoto’s work: Description Background (Why he did this work: the extension of Diorama series ) Technique(How he did this work?) {Read &Watch: (1)The Exactness of The World: A Conversation With Hiroshi Sugimoto;(2) From Oil to Wax to Silver: Sugimoto’s Portrait Gallery; (3)Documentary Film: Memories of Origin}   Holbein’s work: Background: Holbein’s journey He started to paint portraits in England The function of portraits: To know how a person looks (like photography now) A weapon of propaganda (scale, appearance, position…) {Read…

Notes & Quotes from two articles about Hiroshi Sugimoto(杉本博司)

[1] Art:21, (2005). Artists speak: Hiroshi Sugimoto. School Arts, (105.3), p.14. HS: “Memory, and replica. Photography is a system of saving memories. It’s a time machine, in a way…to preserve the memory, to preserve time.” HS: “…to me, photography functions as a fossilization of time.” “Central to Hiroshi Sugimoto’s work is the idea that photography is a time machine, a method of preserving and picturing memory and time.” (Photography artworks are a kind of archive as well.) / [2] Georgievska-Shine, A. (2006). Hiroshi Sugimoto. ArtUS, (13), pp.18-19. “…Sugimoto ‘s own reference to himself as a ‘pre-postmodern modernist,’…” “Sugimoto’s intense focus on…