Float to Peach Blossom Spring
Ink and Colour on Silk, Colored Paper on Wooden Frame
91cm X 91 cm
In Chinese traditions, The Peach Blossom Spring is a perfect world,free of conflict, hunger and unhappiness. Unfortunately, the fisherman unable to find back the route to this Utopia at the end. Sir Thomas More wrote the first 'Utopia' from the Greek ou-topos meaning 'no place' or 'nowhere'. This was a pun - the almost identical Greek word eu-topos means a good place. When the refugees escaped from their home, by the sea route, trying to reach a better land, are they heading to ‘ a good place but nowhere’ ?