the bliss of conformity
CURATED BY HE YINING
The Bliss of Conformity examines complex relationships, focusing on arranged marriages throughout China. The subtle physical wrinkles and creases, together with the metaphoric red line - symbolizing intangible interpersonal ties and compelling matchmakers in China, invite us to join her in visualizing echoes of individual stories that may strike a chord in the viewer. In discovering the pseudo-intimacy and hidden nature of such marriages, she raises public awareness of the extent of so-called couples trapped in multi-layered relationships.