New Project is coming soon in July.

Out of Office Kit/Work from Home Kit, 2019 

OOO/WFH KIT Either working from home or going out to have fun, we always need to bring some “gadgets” with us: it could be a necessary products, or a kind of mood, or even your infinite imagination. Each kit includes multiple items and can be re-collaged anywhere. In addition to these stickers, each kit has a QR code that links to a mysterious playground with more information and fun. Special project for ProjjectClick Me


Bungee Cord as An Expansion Joint
Sandbag, handle, cord and magnifier, 2019

Winter Moss, Rock And Icy Lake, 2019

Little Red Roof, 2019


The bell rings when I play with my cats, 2019

Sniff everything like a cat, 2019 

Goodbye Weapons is a project collaborated by Artists Xi Li and Chengtao Yi.
It is a photo documentation of a speculative toy project, an exploration on a relational aesthetic between weapons, toys and fetishism we have been fascinated by for a long time. The oddly beautiful and obviously sexual robotic toy is essentially a kitbashing with scaled fighter jet model kit parts and posable barbie model legs. A combination of a classic girl toy and a typical boy toy. The fighter jets were modified and coated with a fragile layer of rough color spray and then decorated with military decals. Only rubber bands were used to bond the modified jets with the detached barbie legs. 

Goodbye Weapons, 2018

Calendar for Year 2019  ‘Blessing’
Throughout the lifespan of human history, we learn to quantify time by seconds, minutes, hours, days, and months. Time is measured in an exact way as we progress through the year. The nature functions similarly: it creates climate and weather as yet another faithful representation of time, which also is the original one. The complexity of the nature brings warmth, sunshine, rain, and snow, thereby gifting us with abundant foods and fruits. We, as part of the nature, should be grateful to the wide collection of edibles the nature gives us. However, the uniqueness and ubiquity of nature has been fundamentally changed by human: the vegetables and fruits which grows in particular seasons and climates remains no longer seasonal and regional.

This calendar seeks to restore such uniqueness and ubiquity of nature by faithfully recording 12 seasonal and local edibles around year to highlight the relationship between nature and us. The Chinese calligraphy “Fu” on the cover means “blessing” and each month has a featured food in season. Printed on 8.5” x 11” Stardust White (Multi-Color Flecked) 65#cover stock. Order here :)

Calendar for Year 2019  ‘Blessing’, 2019


Great Sand Dunes, 2018

Tangerine afternoon, 2015/2018

Yesterday Once More 往日再现, 2018-2019
I put together some recombinant fragments from my memories, back to college time, back to time in my hometown in this ongoing series. Some symptoms occurred to me at the end of the summertime this year, I felt myself falling into an illusory limbo that I could dreamt about the old times with awareness of the current moment. I got lost in it, but at the same time all of these felt so real and coherent. Everything recombined spontaneously, and visually appearing to me.



Set A Reminder to Call, 2018 

One Winter, One Summer, 2018

One Day Hangout with Dad, 2018


Face And Profile, 2018

My eyes are irritated, my lips are dry / Mom brings me colorful plastic bag rolls when she visits, 2019

Flex Series, 2017-2018


Ginkgo Seeds, 2018

Ginkgo Seeds is a still life series where I take my further step to explore my surrounding environment and seek oddities from things' intrinsic nature in it. This project is a conversation between me and the objects. I collect things that appeal to me along the street in front of my apartment, or from a coastal hiking trip up north. I add ordinary pieces into the photo set sometimes too. Before each photo I make in my studio, I would like to go out without a plan, just see things out there and I come back with inspirations and objects I want to shoot with. Sometimes when I come back from Chinatown market with some fascinating Chinese medicine and plants, a composition, a mood or even a story reflects in my mind. Other than my daily discovery, inspiration for the concepts and aesthetics of this series also comes from a number of sources, in photographs and other media like paintings, or music. I combine the world nearby I experience and the indirect part I got inspired by together, to blur the boundaries between 3d and 2d in my work.

Ginkgo Seeds, 2018

Gifts from Zhuayi, 2018

Flex Series, 2017-2018

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