My Influences: Who, Where, What

Wedding

Paper cutout of my parent's wedding picture, 2006

Who:

  1. My father who introduces me to art, music, and books
  2. My mother who inspired many of my works
  3. My grade school teacher Mr. Ng who taught me Chinese calligraphy when I was 10
  4. The Chinese folk artists of paper cutting, both traditional and contemporary
  5. The group of Swiss paper cutting artists I met in 2008

Where:

  1. Hong Kong as a people, culture, and place
  2. The two-month trip to Europe I took when I was twenty
  3. The relationship among man, land, and animals in Inner Mongolia as I witnessed in 1988
  4. America as a people, culture, and place

What:

  1. Politics
  2. Current affairs, headlines, and the media
  3. Familial and cultural history
  4. Patterns in the natural and man-made worlds
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