"Art making is a form of alchemy, in a way, because you are trying…to make gold from nothing. When it works very well is when you manage to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary."
"I was fascinated by the absurd and wacky scenery in and around the Pearl River Delta. They are very typical of the area. For instance, there is a leopard on the green grass. There is a zebra. In the background there is a city. But all around there are ruins."