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Racing Thoughts
Two-channel video installation 
7 mins 28 secs

The work traces the artist’s aimless Internet surfing through two divergent yet complementary approaches. One the right channel, she clinically measures her real-time emotions through an EEG-based brain-computer interface. On the left channel, she blends her hand-drawn animations with the screencast, delineating her imagination with a human touch. During her Internet surfing, she comes across with fake science articles and mental health records. Through the map of a hospital, she locates regions with the worst air pollution and spots China’s first military nuclear base “404.” In the digital ocean of information, clicking on the new webpages means replacing and forgetting the old ones. As her emotions fluctuate along the way, racing thoughts are taking over her mind.