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Interview with photographer Zhipeng Lin aka 223 — Whitehot Magazine

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— by Luna Gong: Zhipeng Lin, known better as 223, forgoes tradition and captures the contemporary state of modern China. His self-publication gains us a glimpse behind what is frequently referred to as the River Crab censorship. He marks his audience with an emotional, contiguous, bordering-hedonist tone with photographs capturing scenes of the young generation’s daily life: everything from feeding their dog to bouncing blow-up dolls at a party to scenes of couples copulating to a squirrel crossing the road. As seemingly random as many of these photographs seem, each clearly exposes the natural, unrestrained lifestyle of a liberated people in a screened society. Let’s talk to Zhipeng Lin about the motivations behind his works…

Image courtesy of 223

April 2019

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