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Several Ways of Waiting
2014, 2016-
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LIN Yi-Chun
Several Ways of Waiting
2014, 2016-
Document , Space installation , video , , Found objects
Dimensions Variable
Several Ways of Waiting
2014, 2016-
Document , Space installation , video , , Found objects
Dimensions Variable
Several Ways of Waiting
2014, 2016-
Document , Space installation , video , , Found objects
Dimensions Variable
Several Ways of Waiting
2014, 2016-
Document , Space installation , video , , Found objects
Dimensions Variable
Several Ways of Waiting
2014, 2016-
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"In this project, I plan to try several ways to attract and make a bird stay outside the triangle sky window, even for one or two minutes. The birds’ shadows, flying or playing, would be projected on the wall inside the museum. It is like mundane life within ‘art’. The daily life of birds becomes a piece of scenery inside the museum, a place that helps us to distinguish what is art. Is it an art piece? What is art itself? Is it the ordinary life of birds? Is it the intangible shadow? Or is it the specific moment— of being seen or being projected?" Starting with a letter, the work Several Ways of Waiting questions the world, truth, and the imagination/expectation of art through a site-specific form. The artist tried several ways of attracting and waiting for a bird to arrive in order to achieve the goal of inviting the bird to stay outside the skylight of an art museum. When the sun shines through the skylight, the bird’s shadow will be projected into the museum and displayed on the museum’s wall. This particular art style is thrown into the air, undetermined and difficult to catch—like a bird—following a series of action, communication, observation, and much waiting for the result to appear. There is never a right moment or a particular solution. It just happens and disappears…

ARTISTS
18 artworks / 18 exhibition
Installation Art
Yi-Chun LIN(Esther LIN) is a contemporary artist living and working in Taipei, Taiwan. In 2016, she completed her MFA degree in Fine Art at Goldsmiths, University of London. She is skilled at setting up a trap between reality and imagination throu ...
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KEYWORDS
LIN Yi-Chun, 2014-2015, Installation Art
LIN Yi-Chun, 2011, Installation Art
LIN Yi-Chun, 2017, Installation Art
LIN Yi-Chun, 2015, Installation Art
LIN Yi-Chun, 2014, Installation Art
LIN Yi-Chun, 2018, Installation Art
LIN Yi-Chun, 2018, Installation Art
LIN Yi-Chun, 2011, Performance Art , Installation Art
LIN Yi-Chun, 2018, Installation Art
LIN Yi-Chun, 2014-2015, Installation Art
LIN Yi-Chun, 2011, Performance Art , Installation Art
LIN Yi-Chun, 2017, Installation Art
LIN Yi-Chun, 2018, Installation Art
LIN Yi-Chun, 2014, Installation Art
LIN Yi-Chun, 2016-2018, Installation Art