OUT OF XANAX

#未能鎮靜 #videosculpture #movingimages #objects #windows #space ARTWORK STATEMENT The windows are opened. Let’s look out.  Oops, the view is gone. Something is trembling… Or is it my mind? When concussion happens, what can we do besides to stare?   Xanax is a minor tranquilliser commonly used for the treatment of anxiety disorders. BACKGROUND With an intention …

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FLORIOGRAPHY: ROSE

#花語連篇 #installation #scent #experiential #feminism #sound #consumerism BACKGROUND Women grow under influences of all sorts, TV shows, commercials, films, peers... informally being educated to become perfect ladies in the eyes of the world. Floriography is an installation that isolates audience with immersive sound and scent, audience are invited to experience a private inner journey of …

WHITE NIGHT

#installation #movingimage #video #dystopia #city #dreamscape BACKGROUND The work began with an exercise to stretch the materialist and intermedia possibilities of videos and spatialisation.  The subject and concept was not predetermined at first, but slowly unveiled throughout the creative process.  This work is probably an unconscious respond to my concern about inner conditions, sleeps, dreams and …

TRANSIENCE

#movingimage #experiential #stillness #senses ARTWORK STATEMENT The attempt to attain happiness in the contemporary world is like going after the light and chasing the wind.  Are we trying to catch something that’s not meant to be caught? Transience is a series of 6 videos, inspired by the Western district at the time when the artist …

SOME INTERFERENCE

#passageoftime #experimental #sound #performance BACKGROUND In a joint exhibition of action "Some Interference", together with three artists, we transformed the act of creation into live performance in a black-box theatre.  Each of us performed with a specific medium - Francis Yu with painting, Lai Chun Ling with performance and videography, Kenny Mok with photography and myself with …

THE PERPETUAL FLOW

#dreamy #luciddream #installation #site-specific DESCRIPTION “When look out the window, I see waves.  They roll vigorously, push closer and flood towards me.” She describes her dream, the dream that keeps coming back. The Perpetual Flow invades the everyday space with images to project the unconscious into reality.  The illusive images juxtapose with daily encounters in the least …

PHANTOMS OF 20C

#魅娓道來 #video #sound #montage #emotions #movingimage #ambience STATEMENT She is never alone, even though she sometimes prefer to be alone. They are here, always here. Who? They.  You know. They. Foucault (1978 p. 93) stated: ‘Power is everywhere; not because it embraces everything, but because it comes from everywhere.’ Surrounded by voices telling us what is …

ROSEMARY’S UTERUS

#3dprinting #object #digitalart #feminism #body #wunderkammer BACKGROUND Roman Polanski’s classic horror Rosemary’s Baby in the 60s not only pioneered a new form thriller, but also reflected the social norm as well as the female’s role in the society and in a domestic situation at that time.  The protagonist, Rosemary, was conceived with the devil’s baby …

SHE SPEAKS FOR ME

#movingimage #photography #privatespace #scent #hongkongwomen #ethnography BACKGROUND Home is more than a place of residence, it is a space that gives a person the sense of home, which makes it more than a physical space.  Having encountered three interesting women, C, J and L, who lives in an apartment on her own in Hong Kong, I began an …