For this project I decided on installing a set of 3 posters in the library, each being a digital collage of various death masks from different eras. The Artist statement is as follows:
Dead Kings/Staring Back
Lu Jia Xian
Collage, Digital Print
Dead Kings/Staring Back is a project that aims to help viewers re-evaluate their use of the ADM Library space. A common observation Read more →
PROJECT STATEMENT Between the Pages is an interactive fiction piece. It is a story of an exchange student longing for friendship and dealing with the loneliness of being abroad alone.
I had fun creating the backstory for this project. I tried to make Hannah as genuine as possible, as if she was a person who would exist.
The materials I used were Read more →
The installation includes a pillow case with a speaker inserted inside that plays the sounds softly and constantly.
The pillow was placed at the sitting area near the magazine racks. And a picture of the night sky will be placed above the pillow using blutac. (Refer to above image)
乡音 (Xiang Yin ), The Rural Read more →
This is my chosen idea but in a different location. The reason for the changes was due to the light from the windows not being able to give off the effect I wanted, so I decided to use glow sticks instead and chose the darkest spot I could find in the library.
This work can be found in the shadows Read more →
RESTRICTED SECTION, 2016 Three sound books by Joan Li
In the ADM Library, the unspoken universal rule of keeping silent is instinctive to all. It is assumed that the point of keeping quiet within the compounds of the library is to provide optimum comfort and a conducive study environment for everyone. Hence, any forms of sound is deem as a disturbance.
The ‘Restricted Section’ Read more →
When coming up with ideas for this project I had some difficulties. I can’t come up with a good idea that is interesting yet innovative. My earlier ideas include fixing a touch pool in the library so that books could come to “Life”. But this idea was not good enough.
Finally after brainstorming for a few days, I came up with Read more →
This installation was some of the most fun I’ve had with a project since school started. In the past, even in Sem 1, I’ve tried way too hard to make my work serious, respectable and “artsy”. I may be emotionally invested and driven as I conceptualise the work, but once it comes down to the actual execution, I lose steam very Read more →
This installation is far more successful than I thought it would be after the demoralizing critique!!!! And although the concept is simple, the most important criteria of having a successful installation is if people are willing to interact with it and they did!! I have been reading all the poems again and again. Some of them are written beautifully.
I chose Read more →
Mini Bookshelf Visitors (2016)
35 Paper-cut outs with colored paper stands.
Inspired by Michael Lee Hong Hwee’s mini figures, Read more →
If you could decide, what would your last meal on Earth be? Last Meal invites the audience to take part and write down what they would like to have as their last meal on earth, and why. The aim for this installation is to explore the endless possibilities a person’s experience has in relation to food, and for them Read more →