Postcards from Beijing

Postcards from Beijing is a video work by Terry Flaxton shot in Tian Tan Park, the Temple of Heaven on a Sunday in the summer when time stands still in a particular way. Sensing this, the artist’s only response is to place a camera without thinking, and allowing constructions of moments to occur on their own. For Flaxton, it is important not to compose the image, but to allow the image to compose itself.

In perfect synchronisation with the ‘Tao’, the moment inscribes itself within the image in a particular kind of way. Only if the self is subdued will the Tao measure the essence of the entwining of the dragon and the tiger such that their energies are enabled to become manifest. Those that view the result of this energetic exchange must not judge, nor interpret, as they too subdue the self.

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Postcards from Beijingby Terry Flaxton

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