What is your artistic practice about?
The projects that I have been working are about the tension between social expectations and individual identities. Human beings are social animals, inevitably we are under pressure to conform to social norms; at the same time, we have our own identities and values. This is where the tension comes in.
I witnessed people around me became frustrated and depressed by social myths, like the standard of beauty. I have made these social issues the focus of my art. I have no intention to judge but I want to reveal the truth about social norms. The audience is the one to judge and to think about their own identities and positions in the contemporary world.
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Why do you make artwork?
I had an accident in 2001 and was seriously injured, I started to think about the things I wanted to do and try, and the life that I wanted to live. That’s how I began my journey, I studied, learnt more about myself, and learnt to express myself using art. I wish I can live a peaceful life, but things happening in my world are not peaceful at all, so I decided to make artwork as my response to the world.
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我很享受在「水」裡存在的感覺。有時候我覺得自己是一粒冰 – 放在水裡，我溶化成水的一部份；放在奶茶裡，我溶化成奶茶的一部份；放在咖啡裡，我溶化成咖啡的一部份。我希望在水底不用呼吸也能生存，那就不用回陸地生活了。
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