Corporeality, n. 'The state of having a body or having an existence related​ to the body, especially as opposed to the spirit'.​ ​This series will highlight seven contemporary artists and explore their work through the common theme of the body.

Dong Li-Blackwell paints anonymous women in viscous watercolours. Although her figures are explicit, they're not exhibitionists. Rather than seeking to titillate, they simply reflect real life in all of its multitude of forms. Dong Li​ ​explains​ the theory behind her work: "My paintings and drawings often explore erotic themes by using female images from pornography and photos of myself. My works ... are my personal narrative about sexual memories, vulnerability, intimate, ecstatic, tragedy and the diversity of desires; an aim to document the sensitive interpretation of human nature; they are my private entertainment of the boundary within public eyes."

All images copyright Dong Li-Blackwell - see more of her work on her ​website​.