HISTORYKexin Zang develops the series' photography in several steps. She first determines a historically meaningful date, such as the fall of the Berlin Wall, as the subject for the work. For her trans-
formation process, she introduces the methods of I Ching, the Book of Changes, the 5,000 year-old, first "computer system" in which all things, terms, states and changes in the universe are saved and, using the strict rules of hexagram-
matic mathematics, pre-
cisely derives the picto-
grams that form the expression of subject based on the date of the historic event. In a final step, she then photographs the calcu-
lated system, arranged as a still life, with a large-format camera.