Memories about rural life in my village are the focal point of my work. I am interested in themes such as closeness and togetherness, as well as simplicity and slowness which are mostly related to farmland and nature in my village.
I dive into my past and attempt to capture moments that I have experienced from a young age. The images refer to my memories from the village, Shijian Cun, where I grew up as a child in the countryside of South China.
My work is characterized by earthly tones which reflect this landscape. During the making process, I bring my base to the land and work as a farmer by bending over or kneeling on the land or collaborating with other people and livestock as ways of producing. My materials stem from the land and nature and my techniques originate from rural life which in essence could be seen as mirroring a farmer’s relationship to their land and nature.
With my work, I not only give a glimpse into my personal background, but also turn the focus towards the present moment where a lack of knowledge and experience about rural life is increasing and to evoke people’s interest in rural reality.
回忆过去，我尝试抓住过去那些曾经的瞬间 , 是我出生和成长的 南方乡愁。
我的作品以反映这种风土色调为特征。在制作过程中， 我把工 作场所设定在田地里，弯腰跪地体验面朝黄土背朝天的农业传统， 在人和牲畜合作与互动中完成作品。我的作品材料源于大地和自 然，技术源于农耕生活，并从本质上反映中国农村和农业的、农 民与土地以及自然的关系。
如今，越来越多的人缺乏农村生活知识和经验。乡土情感和认知 上的疏离，使人与社会的交往少了那人情和温度。我试图通过创 作来重现个人成长轨迹的碎片，唤醒我们心中那作为中国人的集 体无意识，从而引起人们对农村生活的关注和重新思考。