Benua Dalam/Inner Continents: Filter (Paul Auster), 2005, Plaster, pigment and photocopy transfer.
Objects > 2005

A series of plaster casts, in shades of pale pink, made by pouring plaster into different sized plastic bags. Each piece has a text or body organ transferred onto its flat top surface. I thought of the words as floating continents within the body, mingling amongst the internal organs. These were part of my first… Read more

Detail of 'Boats'
Exhibitions > 2005

Two installations from my first solo exhibition, Boats & Bridges, at Reka Art Space, Petaling Jaya. In ‘Bridges‘, lengths of barricade tape are wrapped around a pillar and weighed down by plaster casts. These were made by pouring plaster into different sized plastic bags, their round shapes and flat surfaces formed by filling a once… Read more

Detail.
Objects > 2005

A clockwork piece with clock-hands modified to hold graphite, installed in a wooden frame with spare container of graphite pieces. It was shown with a companion piece called ‘Drawing Maching Drawing 24 Hours’ at WWF-Malaysia’s Art for Nature 2006 exhibition, Rimbun Dahan.

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Objects > 2005

A series of jars with stuff painted on them. Sometimes the equipment used to collect things is as fascinating as the collections they contain. I have a fetish for glass jars. I made these works in the attempt to ‘trap’ my ideas and obsessions at the time — to give them shape and form. It… Read more

Detail
Exhibitions > 2004

An installation with unfired clay text and joss sticks. Developed in my final year at art school at Victorian College of the Arts. Because the joss sticks are stuck into wet clay on site and allowed to dry, the work must be remade each time it’s exhibited. Every version — four, so far — has… Read more