Spring 2014, Volume 16

Art by Wenxin Zhang

For Alternate Non-Flash Gallery

Artist Statement:

Five Nights, Aquarium is a
non-linear narration weaved by photographs.

I try to reconstruct my inner journey
from trips I’ve made between my home
country China and San Francisco during
these two years in a truthful way, but
the overloaded feelings of estrangement
and desolation created by the journey
have transformed my memories into
illusions of confinement. Due to this
confinement, my journey story became a
space-time, which resembles an
aquarium. In this aquarium, cityscapes
are fish tank decorations, and people are