ECFA At Volta Basel

Li Daiyun at Volta Basel Li Daiyun, a female Chinese painter based in Beijing, brings us a unique approach in painting. Inspired by photographic images, Daiyun takes us on a visual journey. Each image that she paints is an emotional response to the digitalization of visual culture that exists today. Using the language of painting, Daiyun experiments in multiple ways, dripping, gridding, pushing the paint to deconstruct and rethink the role of pixelization. She allows the pigments to mix and melt inserting the element of chaos. She liberates the long tradition of photorealism, leaving us with both the process and the result. Much like how Roy Lichtenstein focused on the importance of brush as

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