Tulip Pyramid – Copy and Identity, 2016
mixed-media, ready-mades, porcelain, earthenware, acrylic, brass, aluminium, foam, plastic
38 x 38 x 140 cm (each)
The Tulip Pyramid is a 17th-century Dutch invention. However, its form, its motifs and its material imitate Chinese porcelain and pagoda.
Jin He began this project to continue the process of replicating and transforming, which is the history of Tulip Pyramid. In this work she explores the questions of 'creativity in copying' and the question of 'identity'.