“The effect of the figure in my painting is tantamount to being in a cage. They have no emotional expression and no vitality. They are neither the fantoccini of the world nor the dominator, neither the subject nor the object. Those characters are like sad mollusks, with a vague expression of the desire to speak.
Their relationship with the environment has a subtle tension and a sense of alienation. Each creates a calm and absurd narrative. I want to save a little bit of contradictory atmosphere in the image, Rebellious and serene.”
Read the full interview with artist Uchercie Tang here;.
Image credit: ‘Energy Flow’, 2017 © Uchercie Tang