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in his large sculptural installation ‘microworld’, liu wei plays with the sense of dimension and the difference of scale between viewer and artwork. the work consists of curved geometric forms made from polished aluminum plates to represent magnified molecules and elementary particles which the visitors behind the glass partition, observe as they were microscopic creatures. the artist’s fictionalised portrait of the microscopic sphere is seductive and dramatic – the effect is richly contemplative.

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