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    Stamen Shaman

    , Jin Wei, 2021, performance, tufted yarn, welded steel, free-motion embroidered fabric, wood frame

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    Stamen Shaman

    , Jin Wei, 2021, performance, tufted yarn, welded steel, free-motion embroidered fabric, wood frame

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    Stamen Shaman

    , Jin Wei, 2021, performance, tufted yarn, welded steel, free-motion embroidered fabric, wood frame

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    GNAWED

    , Jin Wei, 2020-2021, welded and plasma cut steel, free-motion embroidered drawings, charcoal on vintage cotton

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    GNAWED

    , Jin Wei, 2020 - 2021, welded and plasma cut steel, free-motion embroidered drawings, charcoal on vintage cotton

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    GNAWED

    , Jin Wei, 2020-2021, welded and plasma cut steel, free-motion embroidered drawings, charcoal on vintage cotton

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    GNAWED

    , Jin Wei, 2020-2021, welded and plasma cut steel, free-motion embroidered drawings, charcoal on vintage cotton

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    GNAWED

    , Jin Wei, 2020-2021, welded and plasma cut steel, free-motion embroidered drawings, charcoal on vintage cotton

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    Nightmare I
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    Nightmare I

    , Jin Wei, 2020, free-motion embroidered cotton, welded steel 25 x 35 cm

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    Nightmare II

    , Jin Wei, 2020, free-motion embroidered wool, quilting, steel button, welded steel hook, indigo dyed threads, 25 x 35 cm

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Jin Wei – MA/MFA

I am based in London and Beijing. The critical focus of my practice centres on the body. My practice includes drawing, embroidery, tufting, metal works, garment making and sculptural installation. Drawing plays a significant role in my studio practice. I discovered archival manuscripts and used them as a source of inspiration. I transformed the organic patterns and textures that I observed from botanical gardens into charcoal drawings and embroideries, rendering textural surfaces into poetic anagrams. The motifs are not only my continuous exploration of image making but also of combining symbolism of protection and confrontation that is often found in natural camouflage. In my recent performance exhibition, these amalgamations of posture and texture generated “Chanting pollens” that transposed into sound waves of metal clashing, as well as handwritten fabric scrolls of automatic prose.