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I LOVE GLAMOUR AND COLORS, FLASHY TONES AND EXPLOSIVE CONTRASTS FASCINATE ME.
I GREW UP AROUND SHANGHAI, CHINA,
AND I AM NOW BASED IN BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS.
MY AESTHETICS ARE HEAVILY INFLUENCED BY FUTURISM COMBINED WITH NOSTALGIC GLAM.
EXPERIMENTING WITH COLORS AND ORGANIC FORMS THROUGH ILLUSTRATION AND DESIGN IS MY PASSION.
WELCOME TO MY WORLD, WHERE LIFE TRULY IMITATES ART.
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A remix project featuring two random elements on my mind at the moment, a charcuterie board and 80’s New Wave music. The remake of Sweet Dreams music video dramatizes the making of a charcuterie board to be combined with a campy and melodramatic 80’s effect. Through recontexualizing the two concepts, I am slowly building my methodology by using chance and play. I had a lot of fun making this, I hope it makes you laugh too.
DANCE: NIGHT LIGHT
If you are interested in what I am currently doing/editing/making at the moment. I am capturing the night light in Boston to create a 33 seconds video. For very self-serving purposes, I want to document my time in Boston and its unique beauty to me-- night light dancing to the rhythm of the city. It is black and white and soundless so the viewers can focus mostly on form and movement.
This data collection project is inspired by kitschy objects I have collected over the years. Most of them are gifts or second-hand items that are cute but useless. The cheecky attitude and unique asethetic of those items are celebrated with a laser cut plexi glass and a series of Riso print posters.
Pulp Fiction is one of my favourite films. It is a movie that can be watched again and again, and each time you can catch something that you haven't noticed before. The disoriented time and space is the constant theme in the movie, which makes the movie fascinating to many people but confusing at the same time. My retelling of the story consists of 12 postcards to match the breakdown of the 12 main scenes of the movie, along with symbols and themes as stickers to be added to the postcards freely.
This video shows my reorganization of the movie structure, and the process documentation of my creative process. I am telling my version of Pulp Fiction through drawings, hand-written typography, and video.