ATG SERIES – Riverside Museum at Blake’s Lock

ATG series expresses the emotion of the last month UK life. The leaving sentiment floating upside down, which sometimes represents the positive, sometimes brings out the sad thoughts. The changeable reaction was recorded onto these  paintings. For the ancient Chinese, Hexagon means a well/ water, also represents “live long and prosper” and “where there is life…

Wiltshire Museum – Spoil Heap Exhibition

Title: the natural catalogue- from the sea to the land, then turn into the gold Materials: wooden frames, acrylic, glue, plastic sheets, silt, soil, shell, flint Dimension: depends on the space Time: July 2017 Exhibition View Inverted triangle with Pentagon Golden Square Golden Triangle

Loop Factories

  ‘Loop factories’ focus on children rights among different countries- Africa, Middle East and South Asia. Each image has a metaphor behinds it. The ideas initially came from global news; these cute/ innocent but sorrowful imageries have been re-appropriated by a sugar-coated illusion. ‘Loop factories’ indicates the poor live circulation of vulnerable children, which mainly represent the…

Rice, Border, Rights

Increasing and decreasing; adding and removing could be seen among these two paintings. Natural materials such as rice, wood and canvas,which display bold and warm characteristics among this work. The contrast between gold and white is shown through the opposing canvas, white bringing to life natural plain rice and gold representing the luxury given by…

Run Run Rice Run

Rice is an icon and main crop of Asia, it also supports the operation of human body. The recycling processes of how rice travels around human body will be indicated in these three paintings. The main medium is the Northeast Asian rice. Instead of looking at the aesthetics within the form of rice, this work…

Invisible Spectators

Rice as a major material was mixed with glue, which produced  a natural nice tone – blue and purple. The tiny rice which stands on a small cube plinth plays the spectator’s role. Paintings and diminutive installations indicate the relationship of viewers and objects; the sentimental gaze from the observers is perceived by the objects when they…

No Connection

The theme refers to the relationship between individuals within hierarchies, and the movement among different classes people. The sugar-coated metaphor represents the change people go through within a social hierarchy. When people live inside of a socioeconomic system, a higher ranking designates  their purpose for living. These people who belong to the upper class have…

UoRtWuhan – Art exchange programme part 2

  The art exchange programme was happened between Reading University in U.K. and Wuhan University in China. Eight Reading students traveled to Wuhan for cooperation, sharing, practise with the Chinese students between British and Chinese culture, different education systems, different thoughts, Fine Art and Architecture etc. The programme firstly happened at University of Reading in May,…

UoRtWuhan – Art exchange programme part 1

The art exchange programme was cooperating by sixteen students (8 from University of Reading, 8 from University of Wuhan ) at UoR, which aims to share the experiences and practices between British and Chinese culture. It also shows the culture exchange through the different education systems and different thoughts between Fine Art and Architecture. The programme firstly happened…

Cyanotype

Rice, rocks, flints, crops, seeds…… This workshop was happened during the Archaeology Field School in July, 2016. Everything that we find on site could be the material of cyanotype- a photographic blueprint