Pigments and China ink on Xuan-paper, 2016
Yonghui Yi

“Be like water making its way through cracks. Do not be assertive, but adjust to the object, and you shall find a way around or through it. If nothing within you stays rigid, outward things will disclose themselves.”
Bruce Lee

In taoistic context, water as the softest element is seen as the strongest – the soft subdueing the hard. In a Chinese adage the two main characteristics of water are described the following: undesigned yet unrelenting …

To learn from the water means to imitate it, to become like it – physically and mentally. To be fully present but totally undesigned… following the flow of the moment.