Liu Bo

China (1977)
Festival Images Vevey
2010
The Victim et The Victim II

Li Yu (China, 1973) and Liu Bo translate in images the most surprising anecdotes from the Chinese daily newspapers. The photographs from the The Victim and The Victim II series, conceived and lit like scenes from a soap opera, intend to dis-tance viewers to question the truthfulness of facts in the press. Presented in the public sphere, the duo’s work stressed the banalization of violent representations in China and foreshadowed the burning issue of fake news in our outrageously mediatized societies.

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