Tracing the Origin VIII, 2010, Cui Fei
Much like breath itself, Cui Fei’s work rises and falls between two and three dimensions. Large wall-hung paper works recall ancient scrolls. Other work is sculptural in itself or its presentation–sheets of paper laid over low platforms or cascading down steps or written directly on the floor. Photographic processes let some projects flatten the image while others billow with shape and shadow.
– Nancy Keefe Rhodes
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