The gymnast as an artist


Li Wei, son of a farmer turned performance artist…and amazing gymnast…

“He delivered food and worked as a housekeeper, an experience he says was key to his artistic vision.”

Certainly a phallic theme going on here and unfortunately, his piece, It Would Not Die Away Such doesn’t seem to have been photographed. He covered himself in earth and lay in a bed, with only his erect penis visible.

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