Yiyao Tang

Yiyao Tang is a multi-disciplinary conceptual thinker/ creative designer/ exhibition curator based in New York City. Her areas of concentration include installation, exhibition, interior and architecture. Tang graduated from Pratt Institute in New York. She has been dedicated to exploring the intersection between society and artistic practice and particularly how truth is always multiperspectival and uncontainable.

New York Times 11/07/2018  2018, cement, 12 in x 20 in

New York Times 11/07/2018

2018, cement, 12 in x 20 in

China Daily 11/07/2018  2018, cement, 12 in x 20 in

China Daily 11/07/2018

2018, cement, 12 in x 20 in

Folha De S.Paulo 11/07/2018  2018, cement, 12 in x 20 in

Folha De S.Paulo 11/07/2018

2018, cement, 12 in x 20 in

Newspapers, in such a light form, whereas conveys a dense content — the intricacy and paradox in the vicissitudes of the society.

The cement series as a vehicle that departs from texts, mimics the columns on newspapers. It raises fundamental questions about the politics and its relationship to the media.

Newspaper literature and political events interact at a societal level, it has social functions and is where the majority of social facts are born.

Newspaper literature's development is also closely connected to a democratic political system and the freedom of speech. By paralleling the newsprint layout of three different country’s mainstream media on the day after the 2018 United States midterm election, we see how different cultures differ in their democracy, focuses, regulations and moral spirit.