I grew up in a secluded village in a rural area of Shanghai, which have stayed detached
from the modern and cosmopolitan city center for many years.
After obtaining a bachelor(BA) of New Media Art: Photography from Shanghai Institute
of Visual Arts, I have worked in artist circle by coincidence for a few years. Considering
the unsophisticated social context I have experienced (which framed my initial
understanding of the world), it seems unthinkable to choose studying in art, or to end
up working at the Swatch Art Peace Hotel (an artist residency programme located in the
The shackles of this social context separation had made me suffer from a ‘cognitive
dissonance’, I think it can be called the ‘jet-lag’.
I want to learn how to live a life.