Above The CloudBy Liu Xuanqi
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Xuanqi’s “Above the Clouds,” clever use of contemporary semiotics floats simultaneously with the spatial totalitarian clouds, representing Xuanqi’s visual depiction that the clouds have left the earth's physical space and entered the virtual world. As a technology, the cloud refers to the immediacy of the infinite, connecting individuals across vast periods and space to create new forms of togetherness. Traversing boundaries and scalar proportions, the cloud both reorients and disorients in today’s digital landscape. Cloud is also known to have the potential to loosen entrenched perspectives.
Hometown: Zhe Jiang
Based in: Singapore
Born in China 1977, Liu Xuan Qi graduated from University of Shanghai for Science and Technology press printing and Institute of art and design, in 1999. He moved to Singapore in 2006.
With his background as a graphic designer, he explores elements from traditional Chinese ink paintings, icons and imagery …
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