Initial images

Tuesday April 24th, 2012 by No Comments

These images are scans of film from the first few shoots with participants Nina, Li Zhen, and Wenjun. Since working with Alex Zhang I have been using mostly medium format film for this project, which allows me to slow down and better consider the process of photographing, and framing. In some situations this is not » Read On

Alex Zhang: ‘I want to take control of my own life’

Wednesday April 18th, 2012 by No Comments

Alex Zhang audio clip: [audio:http://blog.youziproject.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/AlexZhang_audioclip1.mp3] Alex Zhang was the first Chinese mainland student to run for the University elections. Alex is from Anhui Province, in Eastern China and is studying for an MA in Business Studies. He campaigned for the role of International Students Officer. This was the first time he had the chance to » Read On