Go to find someone to fall in love with before the end of the world

A close-up photo of a bright red condom wrapper, unopened. Overlaid, in blue block capital letters, are the words: ‘GO FIND SOMEONE TO FALL IN LOVE WITH BEFORE THE END OF THE WORLD’.

CHUNXIAO QU is a Chinese-born artist and poet living and working in Melbourne, Australia. Her practice is largely focused on language, spanning various media including neon installation, painting, sculpture, and screen print. Qu explores various modes of conceptual installation, often working with very minimal forms and structures. Her work is at once both concise and deeply inquisitive, playful and pointed.

Qu has published two poetry collections: This poetry book is too good to have a name & Logic Poetry (Discipline, 2022) and Popcorn: Porn of Poetry (no more poetry, 2021).