The Passage Of Time By Fong Qi Wei PBS News TED Talks Click BBC NASA & More

The Passage Of Time By Fong Qi Wei PBS News TED Talks Click BBC NASA & More

The Passage of Time Captured in Layered Landscape Collages by Fong Qi Wei

August 5, 2013  Christopher Jobson

Time can be a difficult variable to visually convey in still photography, both the length of time an exposure takes or a series of photos meant to depict the passage of time can be somewhat ambiguous without a written explanation. In his latest series, Time is a dimension, Singapore-based photographer Fong Qi Wei (previously) explores just that idea by shooting landscapes from a stationary position over a 2-4 hour period and then digitally slicing the images to create a layered collage. He shoots at sunset or sunrise to obtain a wide variation in light and then carefully cuts each image to reveal incremental timeframes. He explains:

Similarly, our experience of a scene is more than a snapshot. We often remember a sequence of events rather than a still frame full of details. In this series, I strive to capture both details and also a sequence of time in a single 2 dimensional canvas. I hope it gives you pause and reconsider what you experience versus what you shoot with your next camera phone.

You can see many more examples on his website, and read more about his process right here.

Animated Photo Collages by Qi Wei Fong Shimmer to Life as Time Passes

February 21, 2014  Christopher Jobson

Glassy Sunset, 2013

Tanah Lot Sunset, 2013

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Chinatown Sunset, 2013

Several months ago we featured a photographic series called Time is a Dimension by artist Qi Wei Fong that depicted layered collages of landscapes and cityscapes photographed over a 2-4 hour period. Fong has since taken the project a step further by animating the images in this new series called Time in Motion. The new photos, shot in locations around China, Indonesia, and Bali show the change in light at sunrise or sunset through angular rays and concentric circles that shimmer as time passes. You can see more from the series on his website.

Sunset at Marina Bay Sands, 2014 (Gif).

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Sunset at Victoria Square (Gif), Adelaide. 2014.

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PBS NewsHour full episode May 20, 2019

PBS NewsHour   Published on May 20, 2019

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PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode May 19, 2019

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PBS NewsHour   Published on May 18, 2019

On this edition for Saturday, May 18, tensions continue to escalate between the U.S. and Iran, Joe Biden focuses on president Trump at a campaign kickoff rally, the South China Sea is facing ecological challenges, and the Brexit-effect during Europe’s parliamentary elections could deal a blow to Britain’s established political parties. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

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PBS NewsHour full episode May 17, 2019

PBS NewsHour   Published on May 17, 2019

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BBC Click   Published on May 13, 2019

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Oliver Sacks · Neurological anthropologist

Since “Awakenings” stormed the bestseller lists (and the silver screen), Oliver Sacks has become an unlikely household name, single-handedly inventing the genre of neurological anthropology.

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Christopher deCharms is working on a way to use fMRI scans to show brain activity — in real time.

For the first time ever, ‘All the Rembrandts’ are on display in Amsterdam

PBS NewsHour   Published on May 10, 2019

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An Immersive Digitally-Controlled Installation of 2,300 Suspended Flowers by Japanese Art Collective teamLab

March 25, 2015  Johnny Waldman

Currently on display in Tokyo is “Floating Flower Garden,” an immersive, interactive installation of blossoming vegetation. Visitors enter a room filled with floating flowers. But as you approach them the flowers rise into the air, creating an air bubble within the dense forest. Multiple visitors can move through the installation at once as the flowers move away from them and surround them. “In this interactive floating flower garden viewers are immersed in flowers, and become completely one with the garden itself.” Think of it as Rain Room but with flowers.

Floating Flower Garden is the latest installation by TeamLab, a Japanese art collective of “ultra-technologists” lead by Toshiyuki Inoko. They’re currently staging a large-scale retrospective of work at Miraikan in Tokyo. The show has been so popular that it got extended for 2 months and this piece was installed as an encore. It’s currently on view, along with the rest of the show, through May 1, 2015.

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