The Desultory 2015-2019
Domestic snaps carries both people and intangible qualities. The photographs portray the many close friends who draw into my life, memories of which archive as a photo book. These elected fragments in my photography capture who is close to me, and in a brief moment of time, become a part of my extended family. Face-to-face communicating with friends engages me in the understanding of polemical issues in a particular context of Chinese young people. Intimate, sexual and absurd elements irresistibly catch my eye when photographing and I draw from Judith Butler’s theory in understanding gender complexity and the limits of identification.