Chapter 6

Xiao Lu

in Dialogue

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print November 2010 | ISBN: 9789888028122
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9789882206816 | DOI:
Chapter 6

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This chapter discusses the inspiration behind the author's installation art work titled Dialogue, which was featured at the 1989 China Avant-garde Art Exhibition held at the National Art Museum of China in Beijing in February 1989. It explains that when she was in college she tried to have a boyfriend but she could feel no love. She called Wei Bo to blame him for her seemingly lack of emotion and as she left the telephone booth a pictured appeared before her eyes. It was that of the telephone booth, a male-female conversation, a dangling telephone receiver, an engaged signal.

Keywords: installation art; Dialogue; art exhibition; love; lack of emotion

Chapter.  5809 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Society and Culture

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