Wang Xiangru 王香入 (b.1999) is an artist based in Glasgow and Chongqing. Xiangru investigates the experience and perception of the real on spatial and temporal scales with reference to mysticism and individual narratives. Incorporating moving images, sculpture, and fiction, Xiangru explores reality construction and reconstruct an atlernative reality dimension rooted in magic and intuitive experience to resist current Technic-based reality.Inhabiting in the role of the storyteller, she uses fiction as a method to explore social constructions and proposing a temporary passage. Her work often directs towards ambiguity and speculation to achieve experiential ineffability.
The project Mid-day Intruders sets a fictional narrative as the thread: a group of travelers rambles in a landscape, presumably in Scotland. Their journey reaches an end when they witness their own image in a gallery in Glasgow.
Combining computer-generated graphics and real-life footage, the video 0,1,10,100,1000 experiments with world-making through collison of sound and image.
Linguistic elements are left out to allow the flow of intuitive experience.