[KM Project] Journal: Week 3

Day 11 Mon. 06/19 As some of you may have noticed, many photos in the previous two blog entries have been taken down or switched. This happened because, in one of my conversations with Professor Hamilakis about my ongoing sculpture project, he told me that I cannot post any photo depicting things directly related to the excavation due to the regulation of the Greek Archaeological Service. This is not a …

[KM Project] Journal: Week 2

Day 6 Mon. 06/12 It rained heavily in Neo Monastiri over the weekend. In order to protect our trenches from being destroyed by the storm, the supervisors had to run over to the site and cover the trenches with giant plastic sheets. Well, this solved the problem of the water getting in contact with the soil, but it creates another one: the plastic and the water together made the trenches …

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 …