My idea of home is… well, my home.
As mentioned by Yi-Fu Tuan, “Unique to human beings among primates is the sense of the home as a place where the sick and the injured can recover under solicitous care.” I have recently moved into a new house. Having moved in and out of several places within half a year (old home, Read more →
This project took me a long time to conceptualise. First of all, I always have a desperate need to connect with my work. I need that motivation of feeling passionate about what I was doing and the message I was sending. I sat myself in the library for three hours, staring into space, into the ceiling, at the books. I probably Read more →
This is a story about growing up.
And it is.
This project was much closer to me than a lot of my projects. I am constantly struggling to find ways to relate to my work, and not to just produce a detached project to fulfill my grades. For this, I feel like, yeah, I injected quite a bit of heart into this one.
I’m 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 →
Task 1: Researching the site – ADM Library
Layout of ADM Library:
Majority of the people who uses the space in the library are students, and they go there to either kill time, relax or study. However I realised that they usually go there alone and they behave quietly, and are reserved. They hardly use the book shelves, unless for modules like 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 →
Exploring my identity as a Chinese has always been a big part of my life. Although my dad is Chinese, we speak English at home and I often have difficulty understanding my grandmother when she speaks Cantonese to me. My family is not traditional, we don’t celebrate Chinese New Year like every other Chinese family, all we do is to Read more →
Home: As a form of an object
Video: Image and sound
Having grown up hearing my mum in the kitchen cooking, the sound of chopping, slicing, sizzling meat etc has now become something familiar. After 21 years I have already formed an attachment to this sound and just hearing it from the kitchen makes me feel warm and homely. Likewise, something feels amiss Read more →
The comfort of the warm and soft blanket is home. Home is where you take a rest Read more →