Li Yu '20 - Oxford, England, UK

Aug 29, 2018

Li Yu ’20 – Oxford, England, United Kingdom


Hometown: Saratoga, California

Majors: Art History and English

Favorite flower: Medusa orchid


I’m Li, and this is a blog about objects – sentient or insentient, chatty or reticent. I like my textiles complicated, plants misted and self-summaries oblique. I like beginnings too, despite being no good at them; so I borrow the first few lines from Carlo Collodi’s (trans. Mary Alice Murray) The Adventures of Pinocchio:


“Centuries ago there lived ––

‘A king!’ my little readers will say immediately.

No, children, you are mistaken. Once upon a time there was a piece of wood.”





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