Christina Cai (蔡纪元) is a Chinese born contemporary visual artist based in Australia who specialises in installations, paintings and digital art. Her artworks focus on depicting the emotions shaped by the environment and exploring her strive for the ideal based on her experience and research.
Cai expresses her real-life anxiousness and depression that have arisen from contemporary depressing affairs through her art. She strives for her vision of an ideal world where she would truly belong and away from her bleak emotions. She addresses the topics of mental health, feminism, anti-racism, disability, LGBTQ, systematic discrimination, environmental issues, animal abuse and any other ongoing unfair circumstances in the current society. Cai uses different mediums and techniques to bring topics to life. Her artworks tend to be experimental, emotional, immersive and interactive.
Graduated with a Master of Art from UNSW Art & Design, Cai immerses herself into the subjects of psychology, philosophy and nature. She is determined to raise public awareness of our social matters and convey the better potential the world can be of in her artworks. Fascinated by different mediums, Cai continues to provide different sensory experiences through her works.