• Jun Yang

    Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst

    JUN YUANG'S METHOD is simple and catchy: juxtaposing Western symbols with Eastern ones. The large, fifteen-piece wall work From . . . D./How to Do That?, 2001, in the style of instruction cards provided on airplanes, for instance, juxtaposes Eastern and Western greeting customs. Chopsticks/How to Do That?, 2001, consists of three large light boxes imparting wordless directions for the implements' use—a motif that recurs in BA006 Chicken with curry rice, 2001, where a few pictorial elements applied to the wall and a spare text relate the artist's melancholy thoughts on the matter of chopsticks.

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