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© Shen Chao-Liang, 2006-2009
“The stage is a concrete physical place which asks to be filled, and to be given its own concrete language to speak.” – Antonin Artaud, The Theater And Its Double
Taiwanese photographer Shen Chao-Liang documented elaborate stages often found in his native country. These stages are bewildering and startling to behold, perhaps more bewildering than the entertainment acts played out on them.