Garrie Maguire

an Australian Photographer in Beijing

Eastern International Art College, Zhengzhou – 郑州轻工业学院易斯顿国际美术学院

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Client: Self 客户:自己
 
I was invited to this college as a visiting artist. Lecturing to a packed house of 280 students, I led a workshop and hung out with the students for two days. Some local business men had commissioned the sculpture department to make them a bull. Time to inspect the clay model.  There is a gallery
here. I'm looking for publications who might be interested in the work.

我以访问艺术家的名义被邀请到了这个学院。我向280名学生授课,引导了一场研讨会,并和学生们四处游走了两天。一些当地的商人应学院的雕塑部之约前来制作一个牛的雕塑。是时候检视泥塑模型了。

China : Chinese at Red Gate Gallery  – 当前展览 :: 身临其境 红门画廊

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I was asked to curate the Winter stockroom show. I chose to explore the notion of what is it like to live in China. I did this by using the art made by the Chinese artists, and picking themes and images that suited my lived experience. The exhibition has been written up in City Weekend, TimeOut Beijing and China Pictorial. 

 
我有幸被邀请策划一次库存艺术品的冬季展览。我选择了探索在中国生活的真谛作为展览内容。我采用了中国艺术家的作品,并挑选符合我的生活经验的主题和画作。这次展览已经在City weekend, TimeOut Beijing China Pictorial上做了报导。

Argyle Hotel, Shanghai Airport – 上海华港雅阁酒店

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Client: Argyle Hotels 客户:东川至和
The Argyle Hotel group work continued with the old Shanghai airport hotel. Included above are two of the more unusual photographs. I mostly shot rooms. One staff member both looked and acted like a young Chinese Mr Spoke. We taught him to stay 'that is highly illogical' In the second photo, the tailor's assistant in his rather wonderful room made for a great portrait. 

我和雅阁酒店的合作仍在继续,这次是一座位于上海虹桥机场的酒店。上面这两张图片比较不寻常。我通常拍摄的是房间的照片。在裁缝的帮助下,我在他那奇妙的房间里完成了这副绝佳的肖像。在他的照片上面的是一个面容和举止很像年轻版的中国史波克(电影星际迷航中的角色)。我们教他如何保持史波克的这个不符合逻辑的表情。