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Month: October 2020

Inksticks or ink cakes are a kind of solid ink, which is made in a traditional Chinese processes and used as one of the most significant material in calligraphy and brush painting. Main materials of inksticks are soot, animal glue and something with incense or medicinal scents. And they looks as following pictures I put. […]

A droplet in a hand(2019) Masao Yamamoto   The works displayed by Masao Yamamoto meticulously capture the natural things that everyone sees in daily life, such as familiar animals, plants and landscapes, and small things that may be overlooked. “A droplet in a hand” is a series of photos of bonsai, which can be said […]

I put these four photos as a series. In the first picture which was taken by Polaroid, These two dots are two acrobats juggling on a string between two mountains. The other three landscape were taken by my phone. I shoot through windows of my car in early morning, therefore, they are all unfocused and […]

天地不仁 T’ien ti pu jen Heaven and Earth are not kind; The ten thousand things are straw dogs to them. 上善若水 Shang shan jo shui Best to be like water, Which benefits the ten thousand things And does not contend. It pools where humans disdain to dwell, Close to the Tao. 道法自然 Humans follow earth […]

Polaroid 2000 This is a container of Chinese white wine. Most of ancient Chinese artists love this kind of alcohol.   It is a solid ink, which is made in a traditional process. I put it on the wet calligraphy paper, which make lines irregular and the the whole picture like a unrepaired cultural relics. […]

Study plan The work I want to do is based on the two projects I had done last year. The one is called ‘I Close to Happy’, which is about depression. The other is called ‘Tao Rules the Nature’, which is about Taoism. (I Close to Happy,  Derek Cai, 2019) (Tao Rules the Nature, Derek […]


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