Candice’s works draws my attention as it deals a lot with remembrance and ways she deals with her father’s passing. I feel a sense of familiarity with her works as it comprises of elements that are close to our hearts, i.e. incense paper, and it is very prominent in the South East Asian culture.
Answering the question; How does Candice Ng’s work contribute to the ongoing public discussions about identity, in the context of Singapore and South-East Asia?
Ng brought about pieces of memorabilia as depicted in the work, “Alternative Rituals of Remembering”. The shown items; a bowl, hot water, chocolate, stirrers, cotton swabs and Chinese funerary items, generates the general attitude towards Read more →
The Nobel banquet and Burning man are both two projects where people are gathered for a cultural experience. Both events focus on acknowledging some kind of performance, whether it is an artwork or some kind of scientific discovery. Burning man is described as a “cultural manifest expressed through art, communal effort and innumerable individual acts of self-expression”. The Nobel banquet is Read more →
Candice Ng’s works have revolved around memories or rituals. She is very interested to translate these “past” events or behaviors into the “new” digital medium. This is very interesting as we do not relate behavior or habits of our young days (especially when a lot of new media was not introduced).
Her work “Conscious Bits” caught my eye as shows snippets Read more →
In this Fifty Shade assignment, I have chosen two of the project that I am going to compare and contrast.Art Stage Singapore, an annual Art Fair here in Singapore. Link to project. The Fragility Of Time, a series of sculpture by artist Ignacio Canales Aracil. Link to project
These two projects are chosen mainly because they overlap each other in Read more →
Candice’s work ‘Conscious Bits – Data Incarnate’ is an interactive stand-alone and wearable devices or objects forms of will writing. It is to explore the possibilities of preserving and embodying presence through a collection of familial and personal data while pushing the envelops of a purely physical entity inherited from generation to generation.
To me, I think it is a Read more →
I have chosen to analyze and compare the ICEHOTEL and the film “Boyhood” by Richard Linklater. The reason I chose these two projects is that they are two completely different projects, both aiming to create an experience and tell a story that exceeds any expectations of the audience.
Creating a new unique hotel Read more →
I was looking through Candice’s work and it was interesting to see how she makes use of technology to illustrate her concepts.
I will attempt to answer this question.
How does Candice Ng’s work contribute to the ongoing public discussions about identity, in the context of Singapore and South-East Asia?
I think Candice tries to question identity by amalgamating two very different elements Read more →
In this hyperessay, I will be comparing Boyhood the movie and a photography project about dogs by Amanda Jones.
Boyhood is a 2014 American independent coming-of-age drama film, written and directed by Richard Linklater, and starring Patricia Arquette, Ellar Coltrane, Lorelei Linklater, and Ethan Hawke. Shot intermittently from 2002 to 2013, Boyhood depicts the childhood and adolescence of Mason Evans, Jr. (Coltrane) Read more →
Fragility of Time: https://oss.adm.ntu.edu.sg/chen0907/2016/02/01/58/
The two projects that caught my eye was Marc Quinn’s “Planet” and Ignacio Canales Aracil’s “Fragility of Time”. Not only these two art pieces have similar mediums, they explore similar themes: to explore instances that only exist for a very short time.
In Marc Quinn’s “Planet”, the artist plays on weight (it is made of heavy metal) and the Read more →