Self-control

HKBU Heritage : Student Production : Self-control
HKBU Heritage : Student Production : Self-control


         


Chan, Yuen Kiu


2017         BA (Visual Arts)


200 x 80 cm
Hair, Xuan paper, Wood

SUMMARY

I used to repeatedly draw horizontal lines to calm myself down when I felt upset. The process creates natural undulations and controls my emotions. My emotions annoy me and lead to excessive hair loss. I tried to incorporate the hair in my work so it became a cycle of my emotional meditation. Tying hair into knots records my self-healing moments; every piece of hair must be strung together to present a complete surface. The process has irreplaceable meaning to me.

(The text is provided by the student)





AWARD

Academy of Visual Arts (AVA) Award
Studio Arts Prominent Award





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