close and strange
27 八月 2020

《close and strange》

In Beijing, underground is an indispensable means for every office worker.
At present, there are 22 operating lines in Beijing underground, with a mileage of 608 kilometers, and a total of 370 stations. This is the second longest opening distance in the world. On average, there were 12.82 million people who rushed to the Beijing underground every day.

I am one of them. Commuting by underground is my first choice. I have to go around for about an hour every day, wandering between life and dreams. The underground in the morning and evening peaks are crowded, and the carriages are so airtight. Passengers are just like the compressed luncheon meat, the men, women, the old, the young and pregnant women are all forced to get close contacted. The expression of the passengers flows with ineffable indifference, loneliness and strangeness.

I observe it daily and record it.

《亲密&疏离》
在北京,地铁是每个上班族必不可少的交通工具。目前,北京地铁运营线路共有22条,运营里程608公里,共设车站370座,开通里程居世界第二。平均每天奔走于北京地铁之中的有1282万人次。
我也是其中一员。每天要辗转将近1小时左右,游离在生活和梦想之间。早晚高峰的地铁车厢里密不透风,男女老幼被迫亲密接触,每一位乘客的表情,流淌着不可言说的冷漠、孤寂与疏离。
我每日观之并记之。