“Universal Gravitation” is a kinetic installation inspired by everyday life at Yunlin Storyhouse in Huwei, Tiwan during a 2-week-long artist residence program in May 2018. 
The visual component of the artwork is designed based on a following short story I write.​​​​​​​
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Yunlin Storyhouse has several large mango trees in its garden.
The trees bear small green fruits every early summer.
Contrary to their not-so-attractive appearance, the flavor is surprisingly sweet and delicious.
Most of the mangoes grow in high branches, so they are out of human’s reach.
However, there’s no struggle trying to catch them.
Because the mangoes naturally fall from the trees to the ground as getting ripe.
There is no rush.
Sometimes when we wait, good luck comes down from the sky.
I feel like this tree tells me such a thing.
One day, a mango fell when I was eating lunch.
It suddenly reminded me of the law of gravitation.
Yunlin Storyhouse seems to have mysterious gravitation.   
It might be such power that brought me here.
雲林故事館有好多棵大芒果樹,
每年初夏這些樹,都會結滿了綠色的小芒果。
這些看起來不怎麼樣的芒果,卻有令人驚喜的甜美好味道!
大部份的芒果都長在高高的樹枝上,高到人們採不到。
雖然如此,也不需要太辛苦地去採它們。
不要急,因為芒果熟了就會從樹上掉下來。
只要我們有耐心等待,有時候好運就會從天而降。
我覺得芒果樹告訴了我這個道理。
有一天我在吃午餐時,有一顆芒果掉了下來。
那時讓我想起了地心引力。
雲林故事館好像有一種神奇的吸引力
可能就是這股神奇的引吸力,把我帶到虎尾來。

Chinese text translated by Li-fang Tang
Production of Universal Gravitation was funded by Yunlin Storyhouse
Special Thanks to: 
何正國&陳春桂
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