When the COVID-19 swept up the world in 2020, I went to Tibet to work with the government on social research on ethnic culture. In the process, I learned that the pigments used in Thangka Buddhist paintings are extracted and ground from minerals to avoid climate erosion, which Inspired me to make Cyanotype paper and went to the main rivers and lakes on the plateau to directly contact the minerals, ice stains and salts under the water with photosensitive materials. The process more directly reflects time and details of the natural movement ignored by eyes.
I remember the moments when I put the papers in the water.
Water holds images; yet, water is impossible to hold.
laundering, swallowing, frowning, dissolving, floating.