Life in a Nutshell

yiyao nie

This project has two parts. The first part is a series of sculptures. The second part invites visitors to become part of the chinese characters to experience 12 stages of life.


Chinese characters (language system) evolved in sync with Chinese people’s character and culture. This installation invites viewers to interact and understand the root of the written characters and an introduction to Chinese philosophy which is the foundation of the Chinese character. Also, there are 13 sculptures coming with this installation.


Video Sculpture