ShanghART Gallery 香格纳画廊

Mending the Sky
2009 ~ 2011
single-channel video
video (color, sound), mirror shards, silk, cocoon
装置 Installation for display approx. 6(H)*3*3m | 录像 5 minutes 43 seconds
Edition of 8 + 2AP

Materials: Natural silk, mirror shards, video projection (5 minutes 43 seconds)
Silkworms spinning silk on fragments of blue sky reflected on the broken mirrors they sit upon, their endless strands of silk spun in the figure of 8 resembling clouds and stitches that slowly but surely sew them together. As the pieces of mirrors on the floor reflect the film projection on to the walls around it, the silkworms seem to be undertaking the cosmic task of mending and bridging the azure skies that hang above all of humanity.

Detail pictures:

Installation view
Stills of video part

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Poesie of Illusions, UCCA Lab, Beijing 04.20, 2023 -05.15, 2023
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Return: 1st Diaoyu Fortress International New Media Art Festival, Hechuan, Chongqing 11.04, 2017 -12.04, 2017
Liang Shaoji: Back to Origin, ShanghART H-Space, Shanghai 09.26, 2014 -10.30, 2014
Lightness, Hive Center For Contemporary Art, Beijing 04.06, 2013 -05.06, 2013

Power Station of Art

Related Works:
Mending the Sky (installation)
Mending the Sky