RUOLING
               LU

Ruo Ling Lu is a visual storyteller driven by her curiosity and introspection.

Ever looking for new ways to express herself, her work is at times combined with words and motion, breaking away from the conventional boundaries of photography. Largely influenced by films and often evoking a sense of tranquility, they are contemplations of everyday observations and conversations.

Say hello at ruoling96@gmail.com / Instagram

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Loving how a look at any seat could tell how it’s gonna make one feel, the obsession grew since capturing an image of a wooden bench years ago.

 

Life is waiting. Taking inspiration from the tagline of the movie “The Terminal”, this series opens up the imagination by giving backstories and personalities to these seats, each carrying a tale about waiting.

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Inspired by movie screen captures on social media, the series started from a nostalgic trip down memory lane dedicated to late-night Hong Kong movies aired on TV back in the 2000s.

Inspired by movie screen captures on social media, the series started from a nostalgic trip down memory lane dedicated to late-night Hong Kong movies aired on TV back in the 2000s.

Seeking to explore what it’s like to be stuck in a time where no one wants to be, this series borrows the perspectives of fish to reflect upon our experiences in the pandemic, in hopes that we share our stories so that they are not repeated and reduced into mere numbers and statistics in the future.

A fun Malaysian twist is added to this conceptual series after seeing Aaron Tilley’s wonderful work. Combining quintessential local snacks and childhood toys, this time capsule propels viewers to their youth when life was just a child’s play.

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Drink based still life project showcasing carefully curated drinks by MONIN.

Visual memorabilia of sun, sand and sea. Laidback days spent in Pulau Redang with bumpy boat rides, crashing waves, evening walks, happy people and beautiful sea creatures.