Yarn, Wood and Bamboo

Jin is the thrid work from my ongoing fiber work series, The Fluidic Balance, which explores the co-existence between my outer and inner

The Fluidic Balance contains eight natural
interrelated elements, heaven, ground, mountain, water, lake, wind, thunder, and fire. They are eight trigrams in Taoist cosmology. Every project in this series is based on the combination of two different or similar elements that reference traditional Chinese divination. They represent that my outer world is unpredictable and unfathomable, and are expressed in the form of interlacing yarn. Jin is combined by earth and fire. Lín contains ground and water, and Yí has mountain and thunder. I weaved yarn with bamboo frame by basket weaving. instead of punch needle embroidery, like Yi and Lin.