Unusual Portrait of Zhang Yimou in Shanghai Alley, Hong Yi aka Red

Red (Hong Yi), an innovative artist and architect from Malaysia living in Shanghai, constructs a portrait of Chinese film director Zhang Yimou from socks, bamboo rods, and pins. Cutting through an alley one day, she was struck by the sight of laundry drying on bamboo rods, a old-fashioned image in a city that is ultra … Continue reading Unusual Portrait of Zhang Yimou in Shanghai Alley, Hong Yi aka Red

Shooting in Reverse: Nightmares in Red from Twin Peaks

We could hardly explore red without a nod to David Lynch's television series Twin Peaks, which featured several scenes in the dream world of the Red Lodge. This is Agent Cooper's dream which helps him eventually solve the central mystery of the show, "Who killed Laura Palmer?". It is an unusual scene because of the … Continue reading Shooting in Reverse: Nightmares in Red from Twin Peaks