Zhang Qing, Taxi Samba, Video, Color, Sound, 6’00”, Nanjing (2003) / Germany (2005)

Back in 2003, ZHANG Qing performed Taxi Samba for the very first time in Re-turn NatureII: Pastoral in Nanjing, where ten taxies were designed to wait on two lines like ballroom dancing. Accompanied by sharp noise, they started and braked violently to dance a “taxi samba” when viewers were allowed to experi-ence hazard within safety distance as they walked among the thrilling and overwhelming performance.

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让呼吸的起伏来影响拍摄使其影像上下晃动:一个是空荡荡的海景;另一个是作品所在地周围的各种景物,这两个视频搁于跷跷板的两端。中间的视频是用相反的方式屏住呼吸的拍摄,一支日光灯写着“SEE”,随着“砰”的一声而消失,接着又一支日光灯亮了伴着“SAW”字样,继而又是一声“砰”而消失……跷跷板前面悬着一杆气枪。

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