In the Bowels of the Bardo
Ye Qin Zhu | 2018 | 86" x 74"
Materials: paper, beeswax, mushrooms, dominos, cat hair, wires, usb cable, bamboo, longhorn beetle, house fly, bee, citrus peel, glass, lock, plug, botanicals, acrylic paint, oil paint, iridescent film, dowels, hot glue, caulk, cork, rocks, watercolor, ink, pigment, tile, electronic parts, plywood, piece of a car tire, pewter, bong, starfish, clay, metal lettering, cup warmer, batteries, headphone, crystals, shell, tile, aluminum.
Dance of the Goddess Maya
Ye Qin Zhu | 2017 | 60" x 42"
Materials: paper, sand dollars, caulk, rocks, cardboard, automotive paint, beeswax, rubber bands, branches, dried tangerines, dried grapefruit, chestnuts, botanicals, wooden snake, bee, cement spray paint, pieces of a Gundam model, sea urchin, acrylic paint, tar, hot glue, mushrooms, 1/100 scale human models, PLA filament, pigment, electronic parts, plywood.
Triptych, 2019: Reason Trail (left) | Sight, Taste, Appetite (middle) | Searching the Loop (right)
Hell Guide/Heaven Guard
Ye Qin Zhu | 2018 | 61" x 52"
Materials: handmade paper, beeswax, mushrooms, wires, computer mouse, curling iron, glass, botanical matter, acrylic paint, lenticular images, hot glue, caulk, glitter glue, sponge, rocks, watercolor, ink, pigment, tile, electronic parts, plywood, piece of a car tire, pewter, exact-o blades, clay, bone, twigs, pom pom, flattened exhaust pipe, tacts, quartz crystals, ceramics, scale model humans, pen quills, packaging peanuts, thermostat, glue, silicone.
Ye Qin Zhu | 2018 | 30" x 39"
Materials: paper, self-hardening clay, dowels, hot glue, beeswax, acrylic paint, tar, rocks, botanicals, bamboo skewers, PLA filament, vinyl, electronic parts, candy, hook, rubber bands, caulk, pigment, feather, dried orange, dried grapefruit, dried tangerine, Gundam model parts, ramen, automotive paint, bamboo mushroom, reishi mushroom, cauliflower mushroom, black conk mushroom, steal plate, charcoal, metals, linen, plywood.
Ye Qin Zhu | 2019 | 50" x 47" x 12"
Materials: paper, beeswax, wood, all the lenses from a projector, cocoons, moth shedding, PLA filament, ear plugs, glass, botanicals, acrylic paint, door knob, chestnuts, seeds, hot glue, caulk, rocks, watercolor, ink, pigment, tile, electronic parts, plywood, pewter, clay, bone, dried echeveria, ceramics, silicone, 3d printed objects, Colgate toothpaste box, soda can, bottle of Advil, petrified wood, TV remote, milled pneumatic engine, tile, batteries.
Haunting the Hungry Ghost
Ye Qin Zhu | 2017 | 25” x 30 1/2”
Materials: paper, asphalt, coyote teeth, braided lanyard, mushroom, steel plate, 9v battery, electronic parts, caulk, rock, dragonfly, model chickens, model moss, hot glue, silkworm cocoon, acrylic paint, oil paint, botanicals, plywood, pigment, bullet shells.
As the Universe Grew
Ye Qin Zhu | 2018 | 72" x 60"
Materials: paper, conductive copper tape, electrical wire, sumi ink, model humans, ear plug, large safety pin, pieces of a keyboard, hot glue, chest nuts, acrylic paint, linen, decorative nails, steel plate, planer blades, self-hardening clay, caulk, string beans, reflector tape, glow-in-the-dark stars, PLA filament, matte medium, metal letter, skeleton leaves, bottle of mezcal, plastics, tangerines, shoe lace, jars.
Spirit Guide (Mirror Face)
Ye Qin Zhu | 2018 | 30" x 39"
Materials: paper, hot glue, beeswax, acrylic paint, tempered glass, rocks, botanicals, roots, electronic parts, caulk, pigment, mirror glass, white oak burl, Burger King chicken nugget, bee, batteries, catalpa pods and seeds, thread, tape, wires, produce mesh, linen, plywood.
Each Ourselves Beyond
Ye Qin Zhu | 2018 | 32" x 44"
Materials: paper, jars, rocks, air-dry modeling clay, Crayola clay, wood glue, pigment, sumi ink, lens, batteries, dried string beans, ceramic shards, toy horse leg, hot glue, glitter hot glue, grapefruit peel, pine cone, glass, incense sticks, Squishies donut, cardboard, park ranger pin, linen, and acrylic paint, ply wood.
Where Constellations Meet
Ye Qin Zhu | 2018 | 54 1/2" x 26" (left figure), 41" x 26" (right figure)
Materials: paper, 3D hologram stickers, trivet, magnolia flowers and branches, botanicals, rocks, clay, pewter trinkets, drone remote controller, gemstones, water color, pigment, glue, ceramic shards, caulk, hot glue, glitter hot glue, glitter glue, model farm animals, glass, electronic parts, reflective fine beads, acrylic paint, plywood.
Sweeping Visit By The Specters Of Tears And Learning
Ye Qin Zhu | 2018 | 44" x 42 1/2"
Materials: paper, hot glue, acrylic paint, automotive paint, clay, glitter glue, polyester, computer mouse, motor, silver leaf, glue, rocks, botanicals, electronic parts, caulk, metal, dried tangerine, vending machine egg, pigment, plywood.
Ye Qin Zhu | 2019 | 62" x 45"
Materials: paper, glue, rocks, botanicals, electronic parts, caulk, metal, pigment, 3D printed objects, hot glue, vinyl, moth cocoons, butterfly cocoons, lenticular images, cat hair, and holographic stickers, printed images, plastic leaf ornaments, cheese grater.