JW visual art
Miss Who’ Personas
The girl is an allegory for something deeper and darker, in the mythic unconscious of everyone,
regardless of sex….
You set up a space, or like a place where you can work with
And that sort of ends up being your role…
What makes up a person’s identity?
Can we show who we are with PERSONAS, STORIES that are not literally true?
Miss Who’s personas and story
1 White sheep
Miss Who calls herself ‘white sheep’.
(……..girlhood imagination of sheep, angel sheep, bus sheep, taxi sheep, police sheep, fire sheep, Gypsy sheep, white paper & fur cloth sheep, ghost sheep, Sadako sheep, avant-garde sheep and more types. Why does Miss Who call herself “white sheep”?
Miss Who assumes multiple roles of photographer, model, makeup artist, hairdresser,
stylist, wardrobe mistress, with costumes.
Miss Who has deftly altered her physique and surrounding to create a myriad of tableaus and characters
2 This is Miss Who – No named woman site
Link to block myself site
Link to boredom site
Link to my heart is paralyzed site
Link to being out of your league site
Link to keep telling myself – all is full of Love site
3 China girl—substitute
The China girl is melting herself with her different images different personas which has many characters many colors. She is a substitute object for the man who she loves. She creates different colors, shapes as much as she could, to satisfy the man’s imagination of another girl, he used to love. She plays hard… in the end the man noticed Miss Who is not Miss Who anymore, is a girl who has such power, strength and quality inside than him, and he played her role…
4 A song for nature& future — who is it
(………A song asking me, to think about who inspired me. Who do I turn to to pick up, keep me going. I believe all stories had a theme of connected-ness. We are all linked. And humans must be close to one another to achieve peace. My inspirational muse of nature, of a simple friend is the strongest link I can have. They give me a crown that makes me feel like I can rule the world. Just to feel that way. And then I hand it over to the next person and inspire someone myself.
Our lightness..Keep close to your muse
whatever and whomever
that may be.
You can achieve your own enlightenment.
Miss Who’s persona – The Who continues…….
Miss Who’s print story book — on sale
Jennifer Wang 2015-2016 London
Jennifer Wang 2016 - 2017 London
Life itself is the image
I am interested in spiritual matters. I am interested in the nature of my feelings.
My personal photographic project: “ Imaginary voyage” is mainly using a metaphorical
method and ambiguous, poetic way to express the natural personal desires and drifts,
through engaging processes that place these desires into the natural world. It follows its own
My wish is to give viewers time to rethink the act of seeing, and to see the ambiguity within
the deceptively simple act of “seeing things as they are.”
The series evolves into different sequential elements , which are water, watercolor, painted
petals, myself and myself portrayed in the photos drifting in the water world.
The project focuses on my self-awareness, self identity and belonging. Concerns for personal
emotions, freedom and the liberation of the inner self.
I shot what I feel and I shot my own self-portrait, wrote down why I took it and what I felt in
doing it…. Sometimes what I want to tell is not obvious, and other times the viewer is left
with his own interpretation.
If its not there, we write it down.
If its not there, we hand it over to our imagination.
I exist in my dream
Myself through a voyage… the colors, the water
the fragments of petals…
I find myself in the water in the air
Can you see me
Can you feel I exist
Are we related…
I will follow the wake in the air, the fragrant wave
from petals, the trail on the water, the mirage in
the dark nights…
I wish to hunt myself down, to struggle with
Myself after a voyage
Myself in an illusion
Myself in reality
Myself through double layers
Myself through the fluid water
Myself as seen through your eyes, your
Who I really am and who I am supposed to be.
Jennifer Wang 2016 London Marylebone
‘Imaginary Voyage’ printing hand -crafted binding book – on sale
Those reworked photographs of 60’s gives me the ” fragments” memory of childhood, so I feel that I become small again.
I miss I was little; my childhood was filled with imagination, no stress, no problems in life…
The random close-up photos that captured some similar scenes of my childhood.
What sticks to memory, often, are those odd little fragments that have no beginning and end.
practices & thought ::
searching for own identity
might fail to reveal a clear picture?.. feature something not obvious, vague… ‘the third meaning “?..
symbolism strange covetous
40 years time passing, spatial changing, transforming… reflect changing of selfhood, questioning ” lost” girl, love, memory, the differences which all immerses into air. ethereally express that, in various social environment, the relation or position with past, present, ambiguous position to find a way out.
Immerse memory in the air – love
JUST STOP EVERYTHING
MY DARLING DARLING GIRL, WRAP YOURSELF AROUND THE WORLD
Mystery of mysteries.. Plants, water and air are right there before us. Every time I view the nature, I felt a calming sense of security, as if visiting my “ancestral” home; I embark on a voyage of seeing, of finding myself.
This track makes me want to just stop everything. I think about the man I love, I picture a life of our in a place that meets our needs, keeps us happy and healthy. I wish I were using my youth more wisely. I’m scared thinking that I’m nearly 20 and my next 4 years are planned out for me.. I don’t want to miss anything. I want no regrets. I wish I could leave everything and I wanted.
In my work I’m not trying to give an answer to any questions, I just watch and listen to what causes my internal response very carefully. This project supposes to be just simply an extension of my feelings.
My darling darling girl……..
Some scences (test works shot at Amersham)…immerse mentally into a hostile and unfamiliar environment. To put myself into this landscape, construct a space, to become part of it, to find a zone in myself where time and space will cross.
The first goal is to turn myself into s something else and try to express a sense of self finding self belongings through this transformation. I wanted to show the confusing or ambiguity of selfhood, self recognition and self finding.
Article circle, high land, Iceland .. I aimed that the geographic reality will give way to dreamy imagery.
Also I refer to the concept of “home”, where am I belong to..
My practice functions around the notions of how I feel, understand, and remember and dream the home or a place..
Jennifer Wang 2016 London
She- Self She- Other
Life beyond the self.
It’s a Self-portraiture, photographic self-performance about female subject and an artistic practice.
My representation of constructed self through bodily gestures and shifting positions performed in front of the camera, represent desires and reflections about women. I try to assemble and stage my subjects and moods through images. My body is used as material and medium for this photographic work. The staged performance of this work balances the physical presence of my body referring to more imaginative ways in which I can record the inner self.
Deconstruct mode of performative self-imaging that opens up an abstract way of thinking about woman, in terms of constructed fantasies and the sexually identified subject. It also could explore notions of self-identity.
Jennifer Wang 2016 London