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Ma Desheng
Ma Desheng (born 1952 in Beijing, lives and works in Paris) is a poet, performer and artist. In the spring of 1979, he participated in the first exhibition of non-official painting organized in Beijing by the artistic group “Stars,” of which he is a founding member. In 1985, he left China for Switzerland and, in 1986, he settled in Paris. He is an emblematic figure of Chinese artistic and cultural resistance.

French edition
Al Dante
Publication bringing together a series of self-portraits inspired by the expressive vocabulary of the mask. The photographs showcase a multiplicity of feelings contradicted by paradoxical captions.