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b. 1977, works and lives in Shanghai
Multi-channel video
Surveillance Video, Plexiglass, LCD screen ,Cardreader, Fan, Sponge, Wood
Edition of 3

There is One Thing I Do Better than Others showed the replica of an enlarged makeup kit whose contents were replaced by fourteen screens set in diversified colour temperature and chromatic aberration. Twelve of them were for video display while the other two English subtitle. ZHANG Qing recorded daily life of a female escort whose funs, games and talkings were both ordinary and absurd. She narrated her life to a stranger (the artist), including the profession she had been engaged with, past time and certain privacy. The entire story was laced by an overly dignified tone, which as a result, completely blocked listeners from understanding the truth behind. "There is one thing I do better than others", mentioned several times during the monologue, possibily spoke the consciousness held by this individual in society. Whereas the "makeup kit" appeared to signify the profession of an escort, the behaviour of making-up and colouring laid to some extent in alignment with disguise of human nature.

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Related Exhibitions:
Video Bureau Archive 44: Zhang Qing, Video Bureau, Beijing / Guangzhou 11.27, 2015 -01.28, 2016
Single Room, SSAW Boutique Hotel, Hangzhou 01.18, 2013 -03.18, 2013
cctv-Solo Exhibition of ZHANG Qing, ShanghART H-Space, Shanghai 12.18, 2011 -02.05, 2012


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