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Lu Cheng

Born in China, based in Munich

Questions and answers

Who are you?

I’m Lu

The media you work with?

I work with mixed media ,works like digital art ,video installation, and others materials like paper,ceramic , metal wire ..etc

What do you do? What is your topic of research?

I am interested in the biological microworld,forms in Nature. I do a lot of research about this microorganism's system. For example cell .etc, the micro organic life have a special social system, most of them build up in symbiotic system, it means two or more different Microorganism they both need cooperation, I’m fascinated in symbiotic system, not only the aesthetics in microscope picture, the biological symbiotic is like social relationship between human society. In my art, I try to develop my art like Microorganism world, I did a lot the pattern, the Simulation of organic form, and the most important is keep repeat the form and try to find the differences and changes in repeat, for me even the form looks same but each one are different, It is like each cell or organism have different life, even they look similar.

What does it mean for you?

For me, the most important thing is processing, I like to spend a lot of time doing the same thing, it's like meditation for me. But every movement I do, every form, every shape, they are different and changing. I look for variations in repetition. They all reflect my emotions and what I'm thinking at the moment.

Interesting fact about you…

I basically need 10 hours of sleep, sometimes even more than 12 hours, and in winter my productivity is very low, and I sleep most of the time

“I believe in the power of …”

I believe in the power of Microorganism life, even it just so tiny, the life just so short, but it shows us the power of life.

What does Ground mean to you?

It is the basic structure of everything, and also the beginning of everything.