Candice Lin, Chinese-American artist, on her first solo show in China and its focus on the migrant experience

//Candice Lin, Chinese-American artist, on her first solo show in China and its focus on the migrant experience

Candice Lin, Chinese-American artist, on her first solo show in China and its focus on the migrant experience

A life-size model of a medieval wooden trebuchet (a medieval catapult) projects squelchy black cannonballs across a room. Made from bone black pigment and lard, these missiles create an abstract painting when smashed against the wall, and leave a trail of remnants oozing down to the floor, where what seem to be lumps of flesh appear to purr. An installation by Los Angeles-based artist Candice Lin, A History of Future Contagion (2019) alludes to the rumoured origin of the Black Death, a bubonic…

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