Trophy Animals

Trophy animals (2008-)

As symbol of power and wealth; the Trophy appears as the Human Vanity.

Humans present their hunting success as an ornament and take them into their interior decoration.

As unstuffed Animals, their eyes are staring into space and can be interpreted like laughing at humans fatuousness or they might even curse their own fate.

In this collection, I recreated animal trophies by Ceramics which have been used for Ornaments throughout ancient times.

How do we look like, as humans, from the perspective of the trophy? As ugly creatures that are covered by limitless desires.

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100 years after the party

100 years after the party (2011)

100years after the tea party

and then there were none

Yet shadow has vanished

All the cakes all the flowers all the colors are opened to the wind, swept by the wind

The sound of bud opens itself breaks the silence

And tea set is left behind the timeā€¦

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The collection which is inspired by British romanticism and my experience when I visited an Old Manor House in the UK, is about the long lapse of Time and Ceramics materiality which remain even after the long long time.

 

In this collection I deploy the tea set form and by partly destroying it, demonstrate the original dynamism of the material.

There is a strong contrast between the added flowery decoration and the destroyed part.

They look totally opposite yet show the various potential and possibility of the Ceramics expressions.

 

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