Perfect Pearl


Title: Perfect Pearl
Photographer: Tara Fallaux
Publishing date: April 2022
Text: Yining He, Lova Yu

Design: Eva van der Schans / In Edition
Printing: Die Keure, Brugge

Edition: 250 copies in a one-time edition, numbered & signed
Size: 185 x 280 mm
Cover: softcover

Price: €40,00
Shipping cost: €4,10 (Netherlands)




Perfect Pearl is about chasing love and the friction between dream and hard reality. ‘The picture perfect life’. What we desire or what we think we should desire. Despite its cultural definitions and particularities, love is a universal desire that allowed me to identify with these Chinese women in their early twenties. My friendships resulted in a collaboration where I interweave my own poetic observations with the thoughts and feelings of my young Chinese friends

In the book PERFECT PEARL the different layers of online and offline, inner and outer world and dream versus reality are expressed through a special folding technique. The intimate inner world is hidden behind the fold of the book. The foreword was written by the Chinese curator Yining He. The photos in the book are accompanied by gathered personal intimate WeChat moments that have been made anonymously. One of the main characters and friend Lova, wrote a metaphorical story about love ‘I have a Dragon’.