Being Captured 90×120 cm×2
Acrylic on canvas
Sharks cannot speak, however they deeply respect the Ocean; Ocean cannot speak, however it deeply respects the Universe. Humans are clever and rational, however they have the misleading arrogance to be the rulers of the Earth. Moreover this excessive proudness and arrogance led to negative consequences: humans are building a trap for themselves (while trying to trap other living beings, for example sharks, with a net).
Li Jie was born in Shanxi province in 1985. He obtained a Master degree from Shandong University. His artistic practice is characterized by a combination of traditional Chinese aesthetic values and Contemporary artistic language; his artistic research focuses on the exploration of artistic possibilities within the limitation of the form.