1981 Born in Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, China
2006 Graduated from Shanghai Normal University College of Art
Lives and works in Shanghai
Liao Fei’s works mostly originated from the puzzle of surrounding things and himself, hopping that he could be closer to thing-in-itself through his work. Today's cognitive progress, to a large extent depends on scientific positivism. The mainstream view of external is a material concept established on binary basis. Substance is not dependent on the objective existence of consciousness. This view undoubtedly bears people’s desire to clearly divide things. The science developed under this view features a clear, concise, and mechanical aesthetics.
Liao Fei, on the one hand, has a strong suspicion of dualism; on the other hand, has a strong interest in beauty established on binary basis. This pushes to start his practice since 2011 based on substance itself. And gradually setting his working range according to the scale and systems, which established on binary basis.