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City Lights: See Christopher Chen’s Floating World On a Mount Pleasant Alley Wall

It’s fitting that Lost Origins Gallery is displaying photographer Christopher Chen’s exhibition Floating World outside on a Mount Pleasant alley wall. D.C. streetscapes are the main subject in Chen’s photos, and the introductory caption for the show explains that the title is a reference to the Japanese term used “to describe the fleeting pleasures of urban life.” Chen’s photos do that. Some, like the photo of go-go godfather Chuck Brown hanging out at Solly’s U Street Tavern and the picture of R&B singer Sharon Jones onstage at the 9:30 Club, […]