LVC Dreamer project presents you 'FEMININ MASCULIN', a gender fantasy journey through out ///PHOTOGRAPHY-PROJECTION-INSTALLATION///Voluntary non-profit artistic project and exhibition between Paris-Taipei.
The exhibition is dedicated to gender and sexual minorities.
How does a person find one’s identity and gender? Is the gender determined at birth? Does our culture, enthnicity or society have contributed to personal identity? Zoe always wanted to find the answers to these existential questions.
After spending many years in Taipei and Paris, Zoe noticed that her gender identity obviously changes with the city in which she lives. This project is the result of the beginning of a journey for her to research through her own life in Taipei and Paris.
It all began with my short film, THE DOUBLE, in my early 20s. The film is about a pair of twins with opposite sexes, the boy is dead so the girl replaced him with his identity in order to live a normal life. I put the story under the Japanese colonial era to show the deep stress of Taiwanese to fit in the societal role, and how the traditional society sees and treats different sexes in different ways. Gender, geographical belongingness and self identity are my longtime art inspiration. Traveling between Taiwan and France as a visual artist has bond these questions together and give me more strength to explore the unknown true-self....(More detail on 'FEMININ MASCULIN')