THE ALTERNATIVE LIMB PROJECT
SOPHIE DE OLIVEIRA BARATA
The project is one where an artist decorates and designs custom prosthetics for amputees. This allows for the artist and the amputee to reimagine their prosthetics and give it an additional function of as a beauty accessory.
Upon first glance I didn’t think much of the artwork as it just felt like an artist Read more →
Artwork I : Jaemin Paik
WHEN WE ALL LIVE TO 150, 2012
It’s a imaginary dystonia future where everyone is able to live till 150 years old due to tech and scientific developments. How would people live and communicate with one another. It gives Read more →
One work that caught my eye was ‘Fake I Real Me’ by Corinne Mariaud. It consists of 3 pictures of South Korean women who cares about their outer appearances alot and has had plastic surgery done before to look ‘prettier’.
When I first saw them, I found them to be creepy looking as their eyes looked too huge Read more →
This work is sculptures of babies that are modified physically. The sculptures looked real as you can see the flash and skin of the baby being modified. When I first saw the work, I knew it must be something about baby modification as I slowly observe the differences of each baby. I was horrified by the modification made. I felt Read more →
When I first saw this work, it was pretty much straight forward. A cradle being rocked by a robotic hand in different rhythms. Without reading the text, I knew what this artwork is about. It shows how busy a mother can be that she could not even rock her own baby to sleep. From the artwork, it shows how even Read more →
A museum visit during school time? Y A S. It’s been long since I’ve visited a museum, and was really hyped for ASM (Arts Science Museum)
The exhibition we visited, was Human+, an exhibition on technological advancement.
To be honest, I’m not a huge fan of technology advancement, as I fear that this will affect survival of humans in future – especially with Read more →
Transfigurations by Agatha Haines
I assume that the materials used is clay or plastic from the looks of the artwork. The artwork consists of sculptures representing 5 babies, each with a surgically implemented body modification. Each of the modification is designed to solve a potential future problem for the baby, ranging from medical or environmental issues to social mobility issues. Read more →
The deceleration helmet will provide wearer a view of the world in slow motion. An external camera will capture the video and images of the environment will be slow down to on the screen inside the camera. The wearer can set the lapse of time to three mode by a remote control. The helmet looks like Read more →
The initial impression of the work would be that it would be about Asian beauty stereotypes. I think it leaves a curious taste in the viewers palette as South Korea is known for its plastic surgery. I think the artist is curious about the beauty standards. While these 3 women are inherently different from one another, they have chosen a Read more →
The visit to Art Science Museum was very mind intriguing! The HUMAN+ exhibition was split into many categories like artificial intelligence, genetic modifications and advancement in technology. Each section started off with a generic quote which left me thinking a little.
Heres 2 pieces of artworks that caught my attention :Cheetah Legs by Aimee Mullins When I first saw this Read more →