Medium: Single Channel Video / 720 x 576 / 11``39"
2010 Bhrek On Through To The Other Side, Berlin, Germany.
2014, Now You See, Whitebox Art Center, New York, US.
2017 Visual Questions, Guangdong Museum Of Art, Guangzhou, China.
Evidence is the artist‘s early exploration on identity. This work highlights an uncertainty that is about
relationships between people, or rather life itself. The artist came up with an idea one day to hold a party
with each of her friends brought apparels that resemble most of their characters. Then the group made
two sets of numbers – one to stick on the clothes, while the other for the group members to pick randomly
from. Each member picked one number and tried on the clothes accordingly. Then the artist wrote down
actions and dialogues that resemble each identity, numbered them for a random selection. The one would
have to act and talk according to the number he/she picked. Thus each member of the group, wearing
others’ clothes, talking in another one’s way, behaving a third one, felt totally excited, weird, yet true.
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