Salt Passing,  installation on drywall, earplugs, MSG, 72 x 84 x 24 inches.

Salt Passing, installation on drywall, earplugs, MSG, 72 x 84 x 24 inches.

Salt Passing  (detail) ,  installation on drywall, earplugs, MSG, 72 x 84 x 24 inches.

Salt Passing (detail), installation on drywall, earplugs, MSG, 72 x 84 x 24 inches.

 
 
Face to face /LIǍNDUÌLIǍN/,  2018. drywall, drain stoppers, ball chain, caulk, silicone, MSG, gouache, latex paint, 96 x 64 x 3 inches

Face to face /LIǍNDUÌLIǍN/, 2018. drywall, drain stoppers, ball chain, caulk, silicone, MSG, gouache, latex paint, 96 x 64 x 3 inches

Face to face /LIǍNDUÌLIǍN/ (detail view), 2018. drywall, drain stoppers, ball chain, caulk, silicone, MSG, gouache, latex paint, 96 x 64 x 3 inches

 

 Salt Passing

Engravings in drywall using an intergenerational family phrase: 善待自己 /shàndài zìjǐ/ meaning “be kind to yourself” in Mandarin. Examines my linguistic dislocation from Chinese heritage as a first generation American.