Spring is a season. A spring is an elastic object used to store mechanical energy. Political “spring” is a term popularized in the late twentieth century to refer to any of a number of student protests, revolutionary political movements or revolutionary waves. Hence, there are many definitions to this word, spring. But it is ultimately about storing and releasing energy.
The video installation pieces work together to questions the relationship between nature and civilization, and gender and politics. The narrative structure is broken among the three videos and the helix shape characteristic of a “spring” is the metaphor and metonymy which connects the three screen together to the theme. Imageries including water flowing on the stem, the mechanism of springs in action, and the shape of DNA are used create a dialogue between the projections.