Being An Only Child

A series of stamp designs depicting the experiences of being a part of China's one-child policy.

In this illustrated series Wei explores the dichotomy of love and conflict within the parent-child relationships of the last generation of China’s only-child policy. Belonging to that generation, Wei uses her experiences growing up to influence the designs which focus on the key life stages of birth, childhood, youth and adulthood.

The series is also influenced by traditional childhood games and Chinese idioms, creating a captivating reflection on Chinese culture and the universal experience of being an only child.