about mobility and formation of an imaginary community.
photo by Pietro Bulfoni


exploring the possibility of hybrid textiles - when plants and synthetics become one
Photo by Sonya Mantere.
Photo by Sonya Mantere.
knitting collaboration with Textile Museum Tilburg.


The machines and the intuitive, hand tufting gun and crochet
With Cyril Rafael Vasilyev
Directed by Yuchen Jao
Filmed and Edited by César del Giudice
With the precious help Jinbin ChenWih the music of
ps - Ai WeiWei (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)
ps - Amy Winehouse (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)
Sweden - Schools Out Columbine (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US)
The Spazmodics - An Unnatural Act (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US)


Exploring a sensual dinning experience.
Collaboration with Concrete Garden.


Exploring a sensual dinning experience.
Collaboration with Concrete Garden.

Matter matters as a matter of fact

Materiality is the starting point of our research. From nearby factories and local craftsmen, we collected leftover materials and unsold inventory, ranging from webbing straps, marble scraps, to even paper flyers from Siao-Long Cultural Park. These industries we have visited, although seemingly unrelated, weave an unseen network, supporting the region’s cultural and economic makeup. These collected materials are applied indiscriminately in our sculptures, of which the structure and the form are constructed by plaster and weaving techniques for their local cultural significance to salt farming. Plaster was a by-product of salt making while basketry flourished as a subsidiary income for salt working households.Simultaneously, we draw inspiration from the stylized balconies that embellish the streetscapes of Jiali. Built between the 60s and 80s, these outward-facing balconies are symbols of self expression of the house owner, portraying a tableau vivant of the town. Specifically, a particular type of gridded tiles reappear consistently on balconies from different households, becoming the common vernacular of these multifarious balconies. Thus the formal vocabulary of the tiled grid and the architectural elements borrowed from the balconies of Jiali are manifested in our sculptures.