Painting journal 2016.11-2017.02
Berlin, Germany


Germany is the third country that I moved to. 
During the first few months, I painted to figure out how I felt and observe the changes.



I moved to somewhere I knew no one and barely understood the language.
(watercolour on paper. 10cm x 10cm)




Untitled.
(Watercolour on paper. 30cm x 30cm)




I felt like a baby snail under the
microscope.
(Watercolour on paper. 30cm x 30cm)




Surreal reality.
(Ink on paper. 10cm x 10cm)




A visit at Naturkundemuseum.
(Acrylic on paper. 30cm x 30cm)




My right eye is a sunflower.
(Acrylic on paper. 30cm x 30cm)
 



Untitled.
(Acrylic on paper. 30cm x 30cm)




This is a face.
(Acrylic on paper. 30cm x 30cm)




I moved out of that apartment in Moabit and got a new visa to stay. (Pastel on paper. 30cm x 30cm)
The first week in my new apartment in Moabit.
(Pastel on paper. 30cm x 30cm)




Not yet.
(Acrylic on paper. 30cm x 30cm)





Flâneuring since I was lost. And I saw some chairs at Kulturforum.
(Watercolour on paper. 30cm x 30cm)




The constant frustration. 
(Acrylic on paper. 30cm x 30cm)




A visit at Berghain.
(Acrylic on paper. 30cm x 30cm)




Ladies wearing red hats.
(Acrylic on paper. 30cm x 30cm) 




Untitled.
(Acrylic on paper. 30cm x 30cm)




This is a head. Partially.  If it is a map, it doesn’t guide. If it is a mind, it constantly changes.
(Ink on paper. 10cm x 10cm)


What I saw during the day entered my dream.
(Pastel on paper. 30cm x 30cm)





The winter night was long.
(Acrylic on paper. 30cm x 30cm)




心中有山水
就有山水.
(Ink on paper. 10cm x 10cm)




I couldn’t get out of the bed.
(Ink on paper. 10cm x 10cm)
 



Still connected?
(Acrylic on paper. 30cm x 30cm)




Untitled.
(Ink on paper. 10cm x 10cm)




Untitled.
(Acrylic on paper. 30cm x 30cm)




张望 故国.
(Ink on paper. 10cm x 10cm)



Mark