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Widely known for his large-scale portraits, Yan Pei-Ming d large-scale portraits featuring children from all over the world suffering from armed conflictsfamine, former Secretary Generals of the United Nations for the 2nd APAP. While conventional portraits focus on exploring self-identity commemorating heroes of the respective societies, Yan Pei-Ming expands the concept of portraits by actively introducing social context. One of the approaches often employed by him is featuring obscure people in formal portraits, thereby newly establishing these obscure people as prominent figures of society. A total of 30 watercolor portraits are made into flags posted on the both sides of a walk path in the Jungang Park for bilateral symmetry. Unlike conventional flags that use various colors as a means for symbolic representation, Yan Pei-Ming flags have a faded look, covered with faces in blackwhite.
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