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Chelsea Xiaoyu Li

"Hybrid is not a third term that resolves the tension between two cultures" but rather one that holds the tension of the opposition and explores the spaces in-between fixed identities through their continuous reiterations." -- Homi K. Bhabha, Third Space 1994: 113.

Stones Set Stones emphasises the mutual influence and exchange between different cultures, suggesting that culture is not a closed, singular entity, but rather a fusion of multiple elements. It breaks traditional inlay methods by using jades to set gemstones. Through this combination, the visual contrast between the two stones highlights their inherent coherence, inspiring the audience to contemplate the relationship between personal identity and hybrid society.

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