Shanzhai Remix

Yuehao Jiang


design to symbolize a democratic system that resists against the existing one.


The fabrication process utilizes various 3D rendering and fabrication techniques. The images have been constantly recreated and reproduced. The transformations that occur during the data regenerating process correspond to the way images are altered from their original states to the shanzhai form.

negative meaning at the surface level, it carries features of fast renewal speed, indigenized design, vulgarized adaptation, and flexible options. Its ignorance of copyright law and intellectual property rights challenges the monopolized companies who control the full resources over the globalized market—a pair of sneakers mixes the Nike logo with the Adidas


Shanzhai Remix explores the extended meaning of shanzhai 山寨, a Chinese word that commonly refers to counterfeit products that imitate well-known brands. Although the word may imply a


Yuehao Jiang is a heterosexual-Chinese-born-in-the-90s-female-self-defined-interdisciplinary artist.


She calls herself an image, sound and object maker. Considering digital media as a crucial subject that shapes people's perceptions, she is interested in displaying new media work in nontraditional gallery settings. Her work explores the intimate relationship between the body, the space, and the recognition. She holds an MFA from the University of California, Los Angeles and a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.


Yuehao Jiang

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