Tai’s work focuses on the Post-internet Epoch, in which naturalness is shadowed by the body cult, deformation, subcultural signs and high gloss metal, and digital voodoo is materialized into fetish objects.
He graduated in 2016 from the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, where he studied Art Jewellery. He has continued his artistic research at the Estonian Academy of Arts in Tallinn as well as the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam. In 2019 he obtained a Master of Arts degree cum laude. He has exhibited in the Netherlands, Germany, France and the USA among other countries.
He is the winner of MISUI Award 2019.
Hyperstition is a neologism that refers to fictions which, given enough time and libidinal investment, become realities.
Neo-Genesis is the next chapter of my hyperstitional world. I purpose to erratically champions the acceleration of an apocalyptic future. I aim to describe how the digital Universe has evolved as a real space of confusion, information, euphoria, dystopia and nightmare. How I want to be dominated by a Future now.
I am convinced that Post-Contemporary perceives time arriving from the future, rushing into the past. With this project I aim to materialise a new Eden of dystopia, delivering a promising land of tomorrow.
Through multiple cold and glossy surfaces, from sacred jade to chromed metal, from cyborg fluids to pierced hard surfaces, Neo-Genesis wants to embrace body mutations, cybernetic enhancements and an alternative ascending path for Homo sapiens.