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   Trans-Mortem Portrait of My Mother, Evelyn Chung-Jenewein



    

Chung, Mark
2014
Academy of Visual Arts
BA (Visual Arts)

Various dimensions
2226 View

CRT display, LED display, Laser-printed


ART FORM :

 Lens-based Media
 Installation
 Book Design

THEME OF DESIGN :

 People / Body
 Personal Feeling


SUMMARY :

My mother died when I was 2 and I started to realize that all my memories associated with her are either constructed with objects (especially still & moving images) related to her or stories about her told by people who have known her. This on-going project started as a project to “rediscover” my mother, however, through the process of piling up data (gathering photographs and home videos related to her, objects possessed by her, site visit of places she’d been to, interviews with people that have known her...), a strong urge to communi

Post-mortem Portrait of My Mother, Evelyn Chung-Jenewein is a work that I have developed from this project. It is an ongoing project about finding memories/presence of my mother, who have died when I was 2. The work consist of small pieces that separately deny my mother’s death, recapture her presence, fictionalize the coexistence of me and her, fabricate the stories of her and familiarize her with audiences.

(The text is provided by the student)

AWARD :

Tuna Prize Special Mention

HOW TO CITE

APA :
Chung, Mark. (2014). Trans-Mortem Portrait of My Mother, Evelyn Chung-Jenewein. Retrieved from HKBU Heritage:
      http://heritage.lib.hkbu.edu.hk/view.php?id=10889

MLA :
Chung, Mark. "Trans-Mortem Portrait of My Mother, Evelyn Chung-Jenewein". HKBU Heritage. HKBU Library, 2014. Web. 16 Nov. 2018.
     <http://heritage.lib.hkbu.edu.hk/view.php?id=10889>.


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