Cui Xiuwen goes on the stage and appears as a mummy, wrapped from head to toe in toilet paper. This is the image of women subjected to the gaze of men. Water drops slowly disintegrate the shell, leaving the woman naked and triumphant as The Birth of Venus by Botticelli.
Artist: Cui Xiuwen
Production year: 2001
Catalogued as: CULTURE/IDENTITY, GENDER/SEXUALITY