MEI Zijia / Artist
1982:Born in Guangzhou
2005:BA, Department of Oil Painting, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts Works and lives in Guangzhou
2008:Sodom & Gomorrah − MEI Zijia’s DIGITALGRsOOVE Painting and Video Exhibition, Guangzhou
There are hints and early signs of a Chinese Gothic style emerging in MEI Zijia’s violent and enigmatic paintings. The overlapping layers of black and white photo imagery are brought into sharp contrast with the colorful, eye-dizzying conglomeration of fragmented anatomic figures, flowers, butterflies, newspaper clippings, and cartoon icons.