The gravity-defying work of Chinese performance artist/photographer Li Wei blows our mind. “The first reaction is astonishment,” he told the Daily Mail of the response to his work. “Some people think they are full of sense of humor. They are curious about how I did this. Sometimes I am in real danger — I have to hang myself high with steel wires and people do get a little worried for me, but I am fine.” More images from his most recent series after the jump.