Catching the Evanescence II, an Update

It has been three months after I had established my theme for the semester, “Catching the Evanescence”. My intention was to capture the short moments in this material world where so many beautiful things are present but easily ignored by most of us. Yet I found that I could get no inspirations from my intention. In other words, I realized that just to capture a moment was too shallow; I mean, digital …

A Burning-Man-Inspired Artwork Plan

Since the beginning of the year we have been discussing about Burning Man with Ms. Smith(click the link if you do not know that that is). Although I do not enjoy every element of this event (especially its taking place in a desert), I do find its idea of creating interactive artworks based on the Ten Principles interesting and worth developing(again, click the link if you do not know what I am …

Catching the Evanescence

Ideas grow on themselves. At the beginning, it was just the first assignment of the year of my art class. “Pattern as a principle, like repeated objects.” explained Ms. Smith. So, as usual, I took out my sketchbook and started brainstorming. I did most of the thinking in my brain, plotting a giant mind map that kept getting bigger and bigger. A feeling of freedom, which in some way contracts …

The Translation of What I Am Thinking

Through artworks, I express my innermost thoughts and feelings. Most of the time, the things that I am trying to express can not be described through human languages. They are always so complicated, vague and paradoxical. I mean, isn’t this the point of making an art piece, like a drawing, a painting, and a sculpture? There is art because people realize that certain feeling can not be expressed to others …