London Dark Rhyme: Night70*200cm
Every fairytale has a dark history behind, so does children’s Rhymes. By selecting two children’s playground rhymes originally based on City of London. Qiong researches into legend and secret of London, invites historical event, children’s game and death execution, mythology into her scrolls. She combines observation method of Renaissance, using spaces and shapes, create a journey of contemporary version of tradition Rhymes.
‘London Bridge is Falling Down’ is a children’s catching game. Its background has two explanations:
Viking Attack Theory; and the Fairy Lady, Child Sacrifice Theory. Based on research she creates a fantasy wonderland of the dark Medieval London.
Welcome to the journey.