Black Mirror

Black Mirror

noun.

The one you’ll find on every wall, on every desk, in the palm of every hand: the cold, shiny screen of a TV, a monitor, a smartphone.

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“Black Mirror”,  Oil and Smartphone on canvases, 12″ x 36″ (large), 9″ x 12″ (small), Chun Wang, 2019

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Much of modern life, though seeming to promote connectivity, has had the opposite effect of fostering loneliness. Internet and social media engagement exacerbates feelings of loneliness, depression and anxiety, experts say.

 

Illustration version:

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Moody doodling: the perpetual low-level panic induced by age-growing and working 9-5 five days a week is real.

听傻子与白痴《 5 : 10 a.m. 》这首歌数十次之后产生的两幅涂鸦。

The Loss of Childhood series

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有时我真想回到童年无忧的岁月 — 记忆中没有无聊的事,幻想也还没沦为贬义的活动。

Sometimes I am consumed with longing for being teleported back to my childhood, when there was not a boring thing in my memory, and no one associated derogatory remarks with having illusions. In a nostalgic mood I assembled a series of my photography and mixed media work centering around the theme of “Loss of Childhood” and created a dedicated webpage showcasing these work.

 

List of work in the series:

1/  The Loss of Childhood. Processing sketch2018
2/  The Last Bus. Mixed media painting2017
3/  Tempus. Processing sketch2018
4/  Combustion I. Photography, Photoshop2018
5/  Combustion II. Photography, Photoshop2018
6/  Pre-iPhone Days. Used electronics, photography2018 [featured by SFMOMA]
7/  Untitled I. Painted object, saran wrap, photography2018
8/  Untitled II. Painted object, mirror, photography2018
9/  Combustion (Sketch). Sharpie2018
10/  Decay (Self Portrait). Mixed media painting2017 [featured by SFMOMA]

 

 

 

 

 

Inundated

In the early 21st century, we are overwhelmed by data we cannot process quickly enough. Algorithms and the free market are taking over as the decision makers.

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In·sou·ci·ance

Inspired by David Deutsch’s book The Beginning of Infinity. 

Observations are always theory-loaded and restricted by our organs, hence are deceptive. In the end we will have to learn how to fly with imagination and fallibilism.

“In·sou·ci·ance, ” watercolor and acrylic on paper
包括通过科学仪器的观测在内的表象 都具有欺骗性,因为所有的观察都是理论负载的 — 经过意识与潜意识的层层解释,且受制于感官。最终我们只能学会借助想象力与易谬主义在限制里飞翔 。

#instagirls

Remarking on the evolution of media for artistic expression, the #instagirls portrait is my attempt to make scrolling the mindless scroll on Instagram a bit more mindful.

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The Collection

 

1.

My perfect red lips,

A healthy dose of expectations of myself.

On this earth,

What good am I,

If my life is like the dust.

红唇 是对自己的期许。
卸下 梦之后还有梦。

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My Lips

2.

Remembering #renhang, the provocative Chinese contemporary art photographer.

他们为他计算了80年的时间

他决定30年就够了

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Remembering Ren Hang

3.

Living In The Earth

我的灵魂是天上的一片海,

生命却是尘土上的一片花园。

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Living In The Earth

4.

Spoiled Innocence

It takes a very long time to become young. — Pablo Picasso

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Spoiled Innocence