Residual Warmth

projection, bed, bed linens, heating blanket, mirror

Tang Contemporary Art

Beijing, China



An empty bed stands in the gallery. Ruffled bed linen and pillows suggest the shape of a human body, as if a person had just gotten up and left. The space on the bed where this body used to occupy is still warm to the touch. A mirror stands to one side of the bed, reflecting the act of looking back to the audience member. 

In this quiet installation, absence informs presence.

© 2019 Jennifer Wen Ma

Jennifer Wen Ma

Littlemeat Productions

New York, NY

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