Patrick Tsai was born in Pennsylvania, United States, in 1981. He studied film and video at Cal Arts in Los Angeles and at the Tisch School of Arts in New York. In search of his roots and in order to get closer to the Taiwanese film movement, he moved to Taipei in 2003 where he eventually switched over to photography.

Madi Ju was born in 1983 in Wuhan, China. She studied French at the Guangdong University of Foreign Languages. After graduating, she created After 17 (now called Here Comes 18) a web magazine introducing Chinese female artists. Patrick Tsai and Madi Ju discovered each other’s work on the internet, and after an intense correspondence lasting several months they eventually met, fell in love, quitted their jobs and travelled together. The bitter-sweet project My Little Dead Dick is a love diary that stretches over All images © Patrick Tsai, Madi Ju a period of one year. This portfolio is a selection of over 200 images from that period. The duo was shortlisted for the Hyères Festival International de Mode et de Photographie in 200. Today Patrick Tsai lives in Tokyo and Madi Ju lives in Beijing.

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