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Concentric Circles
2013
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Wu Chien-Hsing
Concentric Circles
2013
mixed media,Knife,mirrors
130x130 cm
Concentric Circles
2013
mixed media,Knife,mirrors
130x130 cm
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I have started to use everyday objects in my artworks since 2011. I kept seeking inspiration from commodities in daily life. By bringing in life experiences and imagination, I made installations by abandoning the originally practical functions of objects.
 
The idea of this artwork came from an incident. Upon cutting myself when I cooked, I saw my inner self mirrored in the blood and realized the reality of life I’m confronting. People are always in pursuit of better material life under social disciplines in a competitive society. To me, there is just a thin line between a beautiful life and a non-beautiful life. In the artwork, I deploy a concept of resembling toys inspired by childhood memory. I try to transform experiences of various life modes and in life stages into creating. The artwork changes based on time, space, and living experiences. The repetitious objects in the artwork represent daily routines, which no human can avoid in the reality. The dangerous quality of the objects reveals the artist’s self-mocking.

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9 artworks / 22 exhibition
Installation Art
Born in Taiwan in 1987. Grew up in Nantou. Currently lives and works in Taipei, Taiwan. He graduated from Chinese University in 2011 with a Bachelor's degree. I will graduate from Taipei National University of the Arts where I major in Art. ...
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Wu Chien-Hsing, 2013, Installation Art
Wu Chien-Hsing, 2013, Installation Art