"I still think the social function of art is that kind of negative aesthetic. Otherwise there’s no social function for it."
"At that time the topic of the Pearl River Delta as the factory of the world was still out there. I felt that I had to get a firm grasp of the whole picture, to go behind the scenes in the factory and discover something about the essence and soul of the place. It's not an exposé, nor is it about political correctness."