Clay, Mixed media
In the first scene of the animation, plants have been planted and, I intend, the act of planting was the main point. I think passive action is, determined by someone, symbolic rather than self-directed movement. It includes some coercion. It has lots of meaning for them to take root and start their lives as first-generation immigrants in a new culture. Because anything that happens in daily life can feel like a tremendous event to them.
“My artwork explores the observation between natural and unnatural moments by figuring creative thinking and narrative. This work shows how ordinary moments I have observed in my daily life adapt to something that happens. I want this work to represent me, the first generation of immigrants, and to imply that have to pretend to be natural in the new culture. I hope this will be sympathy for the unnaturalness that you experience while living in other cultures.”
“We use many words in our lives. But is every word meaningful? Does it also mean that every word is passed on to exactly another person? If so, can you say that there are meaningless words? Even in...” [More]