Her inspiration comes mainly from her personal life experience. Her hometown in China and her family relationships form the key influences in her work. Through exploring this environment in which she grew up and her family history she connects emotionally powerful memories with personally significant objects that reflect upon her experience of both the past and the present.
These explorations may begin with objects collected at different moments in her life or with reminiscences of past events. Throughout her practice, reflecting on how materiality connects to memory and place she continues to explore how familiar materials can be reimagined in unusual and inventive ways.