Alchemy is an audiovisual performance piece created by Jason
The concept of the project is inspired by recent archeology discoveries which suggest a flourished global civilization in remote past could have been wiped out by cataclysmic floods. Such event is remembered in myths all around the world. Miao Jing and Jason Hou set out to create a story of the destruction of an imagined civilization, to provoke interest to investigate our past with an open mind and to view our existence in the universe in a wider perspective.
Alchemy is an extended version of their previous audiovisual installation work “Transition”, but not limited by the topic and forms. Artists standing in a wide historical perspective, they categorized the culture to be three parts based on
In the section 2, “the modern”, artists