Illustration essay

Words and images by Ying Wang | @yiingstagram

Testing positive explores the use of performance enhancing drugs in professional sport. Positive can be taken more than one way—mathematically it’s a measure of deviation from zero.

But what if you have a numerically positive amount of something that’s qualitatively negative? It’s a clash of the definition of what positive traditionally suggests.

Professional sport represents a highly pressurised space where even the smallest increment can make a huge difference. Often becoming a game of numbers, the athletes’ faces have been covered up reflecting their irrelevance. Bright, almost artificial, colours reflect the foreign nature of performance enhancing drugs to the human body. The duplication of athletes furthers the distortion of testing positive.

300-101   400-101   300-320   300-070   300-206   200-310   300-135   300-208   810-403   400-050   640-916   642-997   300-209   400-201   200-355   352-001   642-999   350-080   MB2-712   400-051   C2150-606   1Z0-434   1Z0-146   C2090-919   C9560-655   642-647   100-101   CQE_Exam   CSSLP  

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