barrier 1.0 2019

The work is about alchemy in our present time. Despite the ancient nature of the term itself, the connections it used to make between health and longevity, body and nature, spirit and mystery are still very much alive today throughout the world. Xi Jin’s art consists in zooming in on such remanences of alchemical thought with regards to the body and health, wither in image or textual forms, throughout the commodified languages that surround us.