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Drawing and Painting

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Drawing and Painting

“The stories my parents tell of immigration and loss are both familial links and a form of preservation. Through the repetition of my mark-making, these lines mimics storytelling, becoming morphing reiterations of heard stories. ”

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Adora Lau is a second-generation Chinese immigrant based in Whitchurch-Stouffville, Canada. Her work is a meditative exploration of her personal relationship with loss, family, and the limited ties that connect with her homeland of Hong Kong. Her practice uses a range of acrylic, watercolour, and charcoal medium, often through labour intensive processes and explorative presentation method. The artworks she creates are forms of letting go, to evoke senses of finality, nostalgia, and tranquility that follows acceptance.
OCAD U - Faculty of Art
Drawing and Painting
Major Completed, 2023

Watercolour Painting Charcoal Drawing