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Teateria, tea, Weihong, artist, December 2012
Weihong is a visual artist who spends summers in China and snowbirds in Houston. Photo courtesy of the artist
Teateria installation, December 2012, tea
Teateria is her latest piece, on view at the Houston Arts Alliance Gallery through Jan. 20. Photo by Weihong
Teateria installation, December 2012, tea
Lining the walls of this pop up tearoom are more than 200 donated tea cups and accompanying tea leaves or tea bags. Photo by Weihong
Teateria installation, December 2012, tea
Weihong's visitors will be asked to pore over the collection and pick one that resonates strongly with them. Photo by Weihong
Teateria installation, December 2012, tea
The conversation ends with Weihong capturing a digital photograph of her visitor holding the chosen cup. Photo by Weihong
Teateria installation, December 2012, tea
Weihong's work delves into Chinese Taoist principles, Tai Chi philosophies and Yin-Yang polarities through installations and environments that facilitate conversation and interaction. Photo by Weihong