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Dexin Gu

10-30-1999

This play is a reflection on the (im)possibility of accepting diversity and the other. The fragmented body of the neoplasm—the fruit of unstable conditions—overcomes barriers, loves and denies itself and others, wanders around, forgetting its profession. It frequently and with pleasure divides, goes through dangerous palpation, questions the possibility of contact with the experience of the other. Poorly brought up but very successful, it invites us to a trans-species transition.

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Dexin Gu has never received or desired formal academic training which, in part, enables him to break away from metaphysical questions of art and culture and to turn to a direct confrontation with his own nature. The primal emotional state is Gu's entry into his art-making. In 10-30-1999, his installation named after the date of completion, Gu presents his unnerving and humorous look at the basic male/female relationship.

Artist Statement

I have always been interested in people. Anyway, one is forced to find inspiration outside of art. There is nothing to discover in the realm of art itself.

When

1999

About The Artist

Gu has never received or desired formal academy training which, in part, enables him to break away from metaphysical questions of art and culture and to turn to a direct confrontation with his own nature. The primal emotional state is Gu's entry into his art-making.

Dexin Gu has never received or desired formal academic training which, in part, enables him to break away from metaphysical questions of art and culture and to turn to a direct confrontation with his own nature. The primal emotional state is Gu's entry into his art-making. In 10-30-1999, his installation named after the date of completion, Gu presents his unnerving and humorous look at the basic male/female relationship.

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