My works revolve around the use of water and its related forms. Water is flow and constantly change with unlimited possibilities.

"Parallel"

2018

video, color, sound

01'40"

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The initial exploration of water as a material. The work focused on the functionality of water, ie the cleaning function of water. It continued the previous expression form and established the expression mode mainly based on videos.

"Death of Electric Fan"

2019

video, monochrome, sound

00'43"

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The study of waves composed of water.  I want to change the waves through the action of wind. The work also contains an exploration of the relationship between artificial wind and nature.

"Lost"

2019

paper

Lost ice

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I became interested in another form of water (ice), and wanted to use its melting properties to produce interesting expressions.

"Washing Ice Project"

2019

video, color, sound

08'10"

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Continue to explore ice as a material, hoping that the work will not only contain interesting expressions but also convey more profound things and cause reflections.

"Flat Water"

2019

video, color, sound

01'06"

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Using the characteristics of water that cannot be shaped, the humorous and absurd tone of the video work is established.

"Kill Myself"

2019

video installation

TV, hook, rope, hair, broom handle, shower head, shower head handle, hose

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An attempt to combine the video and installation included a witty exploration of the juxtaposition of water and ice. A sense of substitution is created by reproducing objects that have appeared in the videos.

"Wave"

2020

video, color, sound

05'22"

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Extend the cognition of water to the field of abstraction. Swing through the phone makes the video produce a wavy feeling. It’s like floating on the sea with the surrounding artworks. Place the gallery space into the abstract imagination. At the same time, it alludes to the wave of art.

"Blue Ripple"

2020

video, color, sound

01'23"

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The preliminary combination of water and painting, creating paintings in water will be one of the development lines in my later creation. I will continue to think along this line and experiment with more possibilities.

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