After looking through my sketch and concept this week, I decided to focus more on how to portray the uncomfortable part of the concept. Thus I did more research on how to portray my physical objects (the childhood transitional objects) and how I could play around with them to show the creepiness or slight discomfort of these items. Thus, I Read more →
Sync (Longing, connection)
An illuminated trough of water in the middle that can highlight the movement of the strings.
the seating areas can be slightly illuminated to provide a hint of participants
1, i Light Experience
i light 2019, involved a serious of light based installation works mapped out around Marina Bay. As part of our Bicentennial Celebration, this series was meant to commemorate aspects of Singapore’s History while articulating and expressing the progress we have achieved today. Personally I feel that the series was meant to visually convey the advanced Read more →
Overarching Thoughts — bodies & Virtuality
Rafael Lozano Hemmer talks about the concepts of ‘body’ and ‘space’ and how they operate in similar manners and are not necessarily discrete entities. A physical space or monument though ‘permanent’, its meaning and purpose is subject to the course of time and mirrors the change in society. Hence it is as equally Read more →
What is it that is being communicated?
The fact that these buildings were purposefully chosen; the close proximity that allows viewers to walk through them communicates the curator’s intent on emphasizing the handful of buildings that were involved in the show. This was likely to communicate the richness of culture that the young nation have cultivated in the rather short amount Read more →
“Lozano-Hemmer’s work is informed by histories of art, science, technology and diverse philosophical currents. Because of its conceptual complexity it cannot be described as an illustration of any specific school or theory, yet consistently it reveals ‘the fullness of space’ in relation to both the body and technology.”
Lozano-Hemmer’s work challenges the supposition that buildings control bodies.
In exploring virtual openings in architecture, Read more →
The fetal position is also one of the most comfortable and familiar positions to the human, as they remain in the position for the last two trimesters of pregnancy.
Materials:Sound proofing Foam Cushion Infrared Lamp Tent
I’d imagine what Rafael Lozeno Hemmer is trying to do is to ‘soften the edges’. Other than the functional purpose they serve, whether as a form of shelter or a place to gather, the reason why human have such distant or little emotional relation to architecture is because of their cold, hard and immovable structure.
In comparison to a human body, Read more →
10 national monuments and arts/cultural institutions are illuminated in the national colours of red and white to show the solidarity and celebration of Singapore’s 55th birthday.The Armenian Church (as shown below) National Museum of Singapore Cathedral of Good Shepherd CHIJMES Central Fire Station National Gallery of Singapore The Arts House Victoria Theatre and Victoria Concert Hall Asian Civilisations Museum Esplanade
While they tried to “paint the town red”, I assume Read more →
Snippets of Lozano-Hemmer’s works can be viewed here! [12:35 and 13:16 for my personal favourite cuts from Body Movies (2011)]
Lozano-Hemmer’s works subject architecture to fluctuation and instability not only in the literal sense that facades are projected with fleeting moving images, but also within the unpredictability of visual outcomes and activities generated. His works invite spontaneous engagements with space and Read more →