"My favourite photograph features my daughter holding some helium balloons and I am standing on them in mid air. It was lovely working with my daughter and the photo represents my feelings," he said
The 40 year old has been producing works since 1999 and has made tens of thousands of pounds from his photographs. He said: "I like to achieve the impossible. I have hurtled to the earth like a meteorite and flown through the air. My pictures show the unstable, there's a lot of danger and I love to create that feeling in my work"
"Some of the images can be really complex and take up to six months to put together whereas some are very simple and can be planned in a sketch and shot immediately"
"The images can involve me getting battered around a bit - most times I will pick up an injury from the stunt wires, one time I got my head stuck in a pane of smashed glass"
"It can be dangerous, but I like to ride that line, to me it's worth it to defy gravity or fly through the air," he said
A Pause for Humanity 3
Live at the High Place 1
On the Surface of the Earth
His work has been featured on popular wesites
Don't try this at home, particularly if - like performance artist Li Wei - you live in a tower block
These amazing photographs are not montages and do not involve any computer trickery
he relies on his own acrobatic skills, honed from years of martial arts training
The pictures feature Wei suspended in a string of impossible situations at locations across Hong Kong and China
...and floating mid-air with a bunch of friends perched on his back
"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"
We can't help wondering whether it might not be easier - and safer - to use Photoshop