Digital symbiosis: galaxies, animals, self-discovery
Ink and acrylic on metal barium sulfide photo paper, aluminum plate, 2023, 

Taotie as a fictional animal in ancient China, its image is derived from the South China tiger. It also symbolizes the ruling class’s intimidation of people’s thoughts. I explore how authoritative knowledge about animals is appropriated by emperor.

ⓒ 2024 Tingting Cheng