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展览导言|林景秋:寻根者 Exhibition Preface | Autumn Lyn : The Seekers Project

已更新:4月 20

(中/EN)


“ 如果从一开始我们就在找寻着同样的东西,那么后来是什么让它变得复杂了。”


攘往熙来的纽约时代广场,一位女子,步履清脆,节奏明快,举起携着的随身手机,隐约露出左手内侧曼陀罗刺青。侧首回睨,还正在猜想着那会是段什么样的故事的同时,铿锵的声音如报时球缓慢下降新年钟声敲响的那一霎间『 What are you seeking in life? 』


生活在城市里,我们依赖它的便利,也诅咒它的世俗、喧嚣及污浊。可谁又真正有勇气挣脱所有羁绊,不顾一切只为寻觅。人往往害怕在自我追寻的同时还需背负着社会价值体系下的纷纷扰扰,可任何事物都是辨证存在的,我们都期待着结局的美好,抵达理想的彼岸,但在每个人的心里,美好的定义从来都不是那几句老生常谈,也不如同行行铅字中那一笔一画这般清晰绝对。这几年来,庸庸碌碌,而我们依然还在寻找。那是关于幸福?还是关于爱?又或是关于自己这一生所为何来?有时你刻意忙碌,有时你佯装失忆,而有时你的确可以遗忘这件无以名之的东西。可是这样的一个问题始终会回到你心头,然后,你又再次踏上寻觅的道路。


2019年,林景秋卸下25年的记忆卡与菲林筒,为摄影赋予了新的词汇,去尽了华彩造作而回归摄影的”本真“,仅使用你我都有的随身手机上的相机孔与一副望尽人生百态的放大镜来审视世事浮躁,同时又温柔地将其注入观念艺术的语境中,赋予了更深层次的意涵。这次以”人“为题材,透过每一段人生体悟的反刍与每一位寻根者对于当前生活尚未整理的瞬间感受,悄然踏进每一段当下意识中的自我对话,而林景秋的一句 What are you seeking in life 便成了通往灵魂另一个维度的大门,就此开启了 The Seekers(寻根者)的漫长旅程。


纽约、日本、上海、北京、广州。在这一百位寻根者里,有的人向往组织家庭得到满足,有的人期许在名利场中意气风发,有的人等待着生命中的吉光片羽。世事如万花筒般变幻莫测、目不暇给,当我们陷入庸俗化和平淡化的桎梏中,当他们时时怀揣着不安和期待,在这茫然的迷雾里,又是谁在耳语?本展借由林景秋的寻根放大镜及多位寻根者话语的重量,带着你、我、他,一起寻回我们所谓的安身立命之道背后,那个属于自己的原型人偶。


--(EN)


“If we all are seeking the exact same thing, then why is it so difficult?”


With a purposed rhythm, she energetically marches towards New York’s Times Square. A mandala tattoo peeks through the sleeve of her left arm as she holds up her mobile phone. Head tilted, she wonders aloud, “What story am I going to tell next?” Then, she slowly approaches a random person and asks, “What are you seeking in life?”


People living in big cities are blessed with ample conveniences and material opulence but at the same time cursed with secularity and noisiness. They often feel trapped but are afraid to pursue introspection; plus, who really has the courage to give up everything to go soul-searching? Of course, everyone wants happiness, to achieve a higher goal. In our hearts, “happily ever after” is not a cliché, but the road to nirvana is as straightforward as Miro’s “Landscape” painting. Years will pass, quite ordinarily, and we begin searching anew, perhaps still for happiness or love. Then inevitably, our lives get busy. We forget and abandon our quest. However, life will eventually come full circle and once again embark on the path of seeking.


In early 2019, Autumn gave up everything she knew about photography in her past professional life and embarked on another path with just her mobile phone and a magnifying glass - this time, with "people" as the theme. Through the rumination of each life experience and the instantaneous reflection of each seeker’s life, they consciously step into the question of what they are seeking. To some of them, the answer comes easy, and to others it becomes the door to another dimension of their soul: the lost one.


New York, Tokyo, Kyoto, Shanghai, Beijing... amongst many seekers, some yearn for family, some for fame and fortune, and some wait for their life’s big opportunity. In this show, Autumn Lyn uses her magnifying glass and the testimony of seekers to bring us together to contemplate our own role in perpetuating our so-called way of life.


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