- Yeung’s practice uses botanic ecology, horticulture, photography and installations as metaphors that reference the emancipation of everyday aspirations towards human relationships. Yeung draws inspiration from intimate and personal experiences, culminating in works that range from image-based works to large-scale installations. Obsessed with structures and systems, he creates different scales of systems which allow him to exert control upon living beings, including plants, animals, as well as spectators.

- Yeung’s practice uses natural bodies and systems as a pretext for describing human processes and relations. He does not use phenomena from the natural world as metaphors in a romantic tradition, rather he projects emotional and intellectual scenarios on biological substitutes, which he manipulates and alters with a full acceptance of the artificiality of nature. He creates worlds with their own logic, one that is only vaguely allowing the logic of objects, animals or plants he uses to function undeterred, imposing his own rules and parameters and staging dramatic scenarios that are intimately connected to his own experiences from the human world. The artist's own limitations in sociability and the emotional realm are often morphed into elaborate fables in which more than receiving satisfaction, the artist perversely continues to enact the failures and imperfections that are his main driving force.

- Yeung’s practice uses botanic ecology, photography and installations as metaphors referencing the emancipation of everyday aspirations towards human relationships.

- Yeung is a horticulture and aquarium enthusiast. Such hobbies, that are usually associated with men in their golden age, require an appreciation for slow processes, a preference for systematization, and aptly reflect the artist’s approach to his art. On the surface of his recent installations with pot plants, pristine glass tanks and water systems lies rationality and beauty, but upon further study, this itch for cultivating little worlds and ecosystems reveals an appetite for control and gentle domination.

-I am doing what I want to do.

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