Lin Tianmiao & Wang Gongxin

Chinese, 1961 and 1960

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Lin Tianmiao & Wang Gongxin

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Chinese, 1961 and 1960

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Wife-and-husband team Lin Tianmiao and Wang Gongxin combined their two divergent practices of fabric-based installation and video art to create a collaborative project. Lin and Wang wanted to create a project about inverses; Wang says “we both wanted to flip the day-to-day, habitual elements of life” like “reality and fiction, inside and outside, skin and organs.” The result of their efforts is titled Here? or There? (2002). The piece is comprised of a collection of sculptural dresses in muted palettes made by Lin, and films by Wang featuring models performing—wearing the dresses—in front of destroyed and abandoned traditional Chinese landscapes.

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Wife-and-husband team Lin Tianmiao and Wang Gongxin combined their two divergent practices of fabric-based installation and video art to create a collaborative project. Lin and Wang wanted to create a project about inverses; Wang says “we both wanted to flip the day-to-day, habitual elements of life” like “reality and fiction, inside and outside, skin and organs.” The result of their efforts is titled Here? or There? (2002). The piece is comprised of a collection of sculptural dresses in muted palettes made by Lin, and films by Wang featuring models performing—wearing the dresses—in front of destroyed and abandoned traditional Chinese landscapes.

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