Often a show is performed by a whole family – sometimes three generations of actors take part in a single performance. The plays are staged outdoors in different parts of the village. The audience follows the actors as they move along with their stage. In the end, the actors and the spectators join together for a feast.
These photos offer a powerfully honest look into the harsh toll that war takes on those who wage it. Each image conveys a moving depiction of courage, strength—and vulnerability—in a beautifully artistic manner.
Transcendence amidst the commonplace, intimacy amidst alienation, humor amidst the absurd—over five decades, Chang Chao-Tang has helped shape the photographic culture of his homeland.
Executed with "erotico-mystical heat," these visceral, voyeuristic portraits plumb the depths of the photographer's relationship with his model and muse—who is also his wife.