Music — Dance of the Golden Sand - Migrations

A collaboration with Choreographer Jessie Fan for the official opening ceremony of photographer Ko Si-Chi's 90th anniversary retrospective.

Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, Chung-Shan National Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan. 2019.


Choreography / performance: Jessie Fan  ⎪ Music: Baptiste Tavernier  ⎪ Costume: Sophie Hong




Ko Si-Chi, an internationally renowned photographer, was born in 1929 in Tainan, Taiwan. He graduated from Tokyo College of Photography and was inspired by the Japanese master Kōen Shigemori. Since the early 1960s, Ko's major work has focused on landscapes and portraits. He set an early milestone of modern photography in Taiwan. Later he moved to New York, where he became an active commercial / Fashion photographer. He left New York in the 1980s and wandered through Southern Europe, North Africa and China.

He still continues to contribute to his passion by creating countless touching works and has left various precious and irreproducible images as a legacy for his hometown Taiwan.

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