Five Opposite Circle

Installation view at Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum, 2019

Installation view at Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum, 2019

Light Emitting Diode, IC, electric wire, aluminum panel.

11.0 x 26.0 x 3.5 cm x 20 units x 5 circles (room installation)

 
1992/2019
Courtesy Lisson Gallery and SCAI the Bathhouse
Photo: MA Siliang

This work from 133651 series.

There are five circle on the floor. One circle has 20 units. 10 units has own connection of gadgets. another 10 units has completely opposite connection of gadgets. However they make one circle, looks like conversation each other.

The five circles represent the five continents of the world. People of different races and different languages live there. However, when viewed from a bird's eye view, the differences between them form a harmony like a beautiful symphony.