The artist herself played multiple roles for the group photo of a group of imaginary Chinese literary and artistic youths supporting the frontier. In the “dynamic photos” and “static videos” they are standing and looking at the camera. As time passed, their image slowly disappears into the running water.
Self-roleplaying and recreating old photography’s have always been Funa’s performance method. These videos are not only representing personal identity but are also historical and documentary facts. Although the Family Album is mainly moving images, Funa use the concepts and ideas of photographic genres to create a kind of moving photograph