10/17
fren
Share
  • twitter share button
March 2017
Back to article

Often compared to Terry Richardson's work

REN HANG. une halte mars 2017 PLUMEVOYAGE @plumevoyagemagazine © DR

On his website, poetry is the first to appear: haiku, funny little poems, often referencing sex and death. If Ren Hang’s work was often compared to Terry Richardson’s work, it is extremely different though. His images, although showing naked bodies or raw sex, are free of lubricity. The young photographer was about to celebrate his thirtieth birthday this year, but decided otherwise by killing himself in Berlin. In the name of that absolute freedom which he sought and cherished, the agitator, the provocateur, the persecuted artist, censured by Chinese power, committed suicide or, rather, according to his own point of view “liberated” : “Every year my wish remains the same: to die earlier,” Ren wrote in a recent post on his Weibo account less than a month ago. “I hope this year it can become a reality. »

  • Capsule de Plume

    Capsule de Plume

    Capsule de Plume

  • For the advertisers

    For the advertisers

    For the advertisers

  • Plume Voyage Magazine Parisian News

    Plume Voyage Magazine Parisian News

    Discover the last Parisian News of Plume Voyage Magazine

  • haut de page