Yanxian ZhaoA Visual Artist
Yanxian Zhao is a visual artist born and raised in Southern China. Later, she spent 1/3 of her life in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. Her works mainly scrutinized and analyzed her own life experience, to have a greater understanding of love and violence, trauma and legacies. In her recent practice, she is in seeking a methodology to bring the past into the present, the unconscious to the conscious, in such a way, she could relocate the generational trauma that lingered in her and her family in the past 100 years of China.