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Metaphysical Kindness (center) Bird Annulus, laser projection on translucent OET curtain, 79 x 92 inches Fairy Shrimp and Salamander, laser projection on translucent OET curtain, 118 x 76 inches Angels and Pine, laser projection on translucent OET curtain, 118 x 96 inches Taoist Punk and Metaphysical Kindness, laser projection on translucent OET curtain, 37 x 25 inches (center and right) Environmental Love Handbook, LaserJet print on paper, fir, coconut oil, magnets, steel bolts (click image to enlarge) Environmental Love Handbook, 6 x 9 x 5 inches (click image to enlarge) 》《, 6 x 9 x 5 inches (click image to enlarge) Leopard Print, 6 x 9 x 5 inches (click image to enlarge) E-Lover, 6 x 9 x 5 inches Night Vision, 0.5K video installation with sound, 05’22”, 03’11”, 24’11” Foraging in the Wild, silkscreen print wall installation, 394 x 118 x 96 inches
 
Environnement, mon amour  
Exhibition of the inaugural Choi Foundation Prize for Contemporary Art – Suzanne Husky and Yi Xin Tong  
Curated by Jessica Zhang and Mehdi Brit  
Organized by the French Embassy in China and Today Art Museum. 14/05/22-03/07/22. Today Art Museum Building 1, Beijing  
Photo documentation by Zhiyuan Li  
   
Metaphysical Kindness (2022) is a group of poetry installations, laser projections, and video installations. They form a system that employs a gentle and humorous language to concentrate on two inter-metaphorical areas of concerns: how to fall in love with the natural environment and how to maintain eco-friendly romantic relationships. Meanwhile, these works reflect thoughts on two concepts I recently proposed – “metaphysical kindness” and “Taoist punk.” The former refers to a general goodwill that is not driven by goals nor values and is rooted within an awareness of our limited knowledge of the world. The latter is a blackhole term described from six related fields: nature, wilderness; metaphysics; non-rationality, chance; ephemerality, immateriality; curiosity, humor, play; aloneness, anarchism. Through metaphysical kindness, humanity and other living and non-living beings coexist in the cosmology of Taoist punk.  
   
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