Parachute

By Amiko Wenjia Li

Since leaving my home at 18, I spend every summer back where I grew up. I have always wanted to become closer to someone, strangers, friends, lover and even family, but I am bad at this. Photography became my romanticized shelter, a place where I can respond to endlessly uncertain events. From the tropical plants trembling outside the brick wall in Xujiahui Park, to the broken glasses I found under the sculpture near my house, I isolate my subjects; push them to the corner to pull the viewer in,

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