The artist channels her experience of making and
performing with marionettes into her sculptures to encompass flexible joints
and detachable appendages. Mechanical limits between the joints incarnate
a critical state of the mind, granting the sculptures a balanced structure and
a static momentum.
︎03 - Hesitaion 犹疑
Hesitation 犹疑, 2020 limewood, silicone, ruby 椴木、硅胶、红宝石 106 x 45 x 91 cm
presents a slim female body. The bending torso, along with with its limbs, creates
an architectural space connected to the ground. Held and protected by a
tentacle, the flesh-toned vacuum ballonet hangs from the body rests at the
center of the void. The sharp tip of that particular tentacle, made from ruby
stone, implies blood and violence to come, while the antenna lightly pokes the
surface of the ballonet as if it is about to pierce through. The work depicts a
suspended moment when people have to face ideas or situations that they are unfamiliar
with or uncertain whether to keep up with.