Sunday, March 11, 2007

The Devotion of Boxes - It All Started From Here...


The devotion starts from here – After many years of throwing and fail to become the ‘master thrower’, I find that either I give up ceramics and go back to painting or maybe there are other things to do in ceramics.


Therefore I started hand building boxes so that the flat surface will become canvas for painting. Then the question is what to paint? I associated the boxes to my living environment, the urban landscape and the search for an identity. After a considerable struggle to defy the warping of the walls in high firing, I had some success and results.


Since then, boxes, cubes, these right angle enclosed shape have been the chosen form to express myself. They have become an extension of me.


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