Things to Come
Xiaoshi Vivian Vivian Qin
823-2, Gyeongin-ro, Yeongdeungpo-gu,
Seoul, 07305, South Korea
Here they come. These are the main characters:
Waiman-Michael (伟文-Michael) A young human entry-level actuary just out of grad-school; has serious family issues.
Z, a mysterious personification of some sort of Genetic medicine still in development.
Jake, personification of a pornography website.
Datou Dong 董大头 (Big Head), A very outgoing florist. human. in his forties.
The four met at a doomsday prep workshop in Shenzhen, the new world capital of hardwares and since became friends. The workshop turned out to be a scam and their friendship developed into something complicated…
The show at Weekend Seoul marks the beginning of a series of artistic investigation in the tradition of Boy’s Love fiction. Originally from Japan and popularized through manga and the internet, Boy’s Love portrays romantic relationships between male characters for a female audience . Using sense of humor, digitally printed panels and music videos, the artist reimagines the power relationships in contemporary China and beyond as an attempt to cure the increasingly-felt helplessness in everyday life.