Notice: Undefined index: tag in /home/digbeyond/public_html/rmitcd.grad.show/grad.php on line 7
STUDENT

Handle with Care





Weili Zhong 钟玮励
We are more complex than that.
我们的文化远比这富有深意
Interactive Installation: Printed posters, mini zine, restaurant setup, 2019.


Growing up in Singapore as a Chinese resident, my race took up the majority of the country. I’ve never experienced racial discrimination and often took my culture for granted. Not until I came to Australia, where I am a minority, I experienced a culture shock and started missing and appreciating the small things that contribute to my identity.

‘We are more complex than that’ is my way of constructing a better narrative for the common societally constructed idea of Asians, specifically East Asians. I hope my project will spark conversations about existing stereotypes and create curiosity towards my culture.

Preparing for ‘Handle with Care’ felt like a work sabbatical. I was able to express my feelings into something tangible while pushing myself out of my comfort zone. As someone with an Architectural background, I have used all the skills that I’ve cultivated over the years and portrayed myself as a multi-disciplinary designer.

钟玮励是一位平面设计师以及插画家。她致力于探索种族,文化以及性别相关的主题。她热衷于尝试使用不同的媒介用于作品的制作与呈现,其中最为擅长使用和制作插画。

https://www.instagram.com/weilizhongg/
https://weilizhongg.com/

Photo credit: Weili Zhong