My work explores the pressures society puts on masculinity through the
expectations my father places on me. In "Go get them, boy!" the
audience takes on the role of the elders of the family to examine the image of
manhood I have created for my father.
It is interesting how such bad performances and one-dimensional images
are flawed, and such contradictions are hidden in the photographs that tell the
story of an ‘effeminate’ homosexual man struggling with the pressures of family and traditional
Ziyu Wang （b.1998, China) is
a Chinese photographer based betwen London and Shanghi.
He was born in a traditional Chinese family. The
tension between his self-identified homosexuality and his traditional family
background leads him to think about gender.