Wei Gao is an interdisciplinary artist, musician and writer who has exhibited works internationally. He has held solo art exhibitions in Los Angeles, Beijing and Shanghai. He is also a veteran journalist in the global media field. In recent years, Wei Gao has been active in the field of future mobility.
Long term spiritual food and some real bread
My art functions through performance mode, installation, music, storytelling, both in print and via live reading. The work ignites a litany of properties in each context—the intimacy of being face to face with a painting or engulfed in a room of projected light, disappearing into a fictive space that’s transformative for the viewer. I started to write this book at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. When people cannot show their faces in public, we rely on other senses to believe in something. I locked myself down in the garage and typed out the sentences that have been stuck in my throat.