DISCOVER THE SPECIAL PHOTOGRAPHER FENG LI.
What job did you want to do as a child?
A doctor like my mother.
What makes you happy?
Photography makes me happy.
Where do you usually get inspiration from?
I get inspiration from the reality. I don’t know what I need in advance, but when I see the reality in front of my eyes, I realize that’s what I need. Reality inspires all my inspirations.
Why do you prefer portraits?
Due to human are colorful and changeable, and the humanity is also complicated, I’m interested in it.
A gift to yourself.
What I expecting is the next incredible picture showing in my face.
The most beautiful memory until now.
It’s difficult to choice, but there’s one image was deeply hiding in my mind, it is also the reason of my project name “White Night” comes from. I still can remember one of the winter evening over 10 years ago, I was standing in a field of suburban Chengdu,surrounded by thick fog, at the end of the road, a tree, a giant Christmas tree falling from the sky, lighted a wonderful world. Real or virtual? I’m not sure and I couldn’t figure out if it was during the day or the night.
Who was your first customer?
One of the art institution in the UK.
What about your next project?
My only one project “White Night” was starting from 2005, continue over 10 years, and will keep going, not just in China, also extend to all of the world, such as “White Night in Paris” ,”White Night in Arles” which I have done.
Photos courtesy of the artist