Nano Copper

Giclee Print, 106x124.7 cm: 6+1 AP


The question, Why you make artworks instead of being an chemist basis on my chemistry PHD background, is always a matter for me. From resistance, perfunctory, and now I gladly accepted. I suppose that it is time to re-examine this part of my personal history, in which hormones and research clustered together. I always stand to benefit from my scientific training while starting new project.

I published a scientific paper in the sub-journal of Nature ten years ago, which explore to smash the large particles of copper oxide into nano-sized particle of metal copper through the discharge/charge cycle of cellphone. Now I attempt to rewrite some paragraphs in this paper and try to make those incomprehensible scientific theories to be visible for the public.

Do not rely on any camera and lens, I directly make image experiments on large- scale X-Ray films in the darkroom and/or lightroom, and slow down the exposure time, which could be ten days or three months, in this way my past experience and private memory (e.g. toward the double-sided blade) could be easily juxtaposed into these new works. I prefer to look for a new path to disclose the negligibly latent personal history.