Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Mixed Media Assemblage, 2020, 600 w x 1800 h x 500 d. The phrase 'Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon' (Wuo hu zhan long) is a chinese idiom in which the words 'Tiger' and 'Dragon' directly refer to people with special hidden talents. This idiom is used to remind people to never underestimate anybody. The work features a 'crouching' tiger and hidden dragon, and is intended to refer to the need for students to break out of the gilded cage of neoliberal ideologies and realise their full potential so that they can live their best lives in the 21st Century. It also points to the need to foster diversity for a more tolerant society - we need to uncover and release hidden potentials through education.