Sacrifice Today for Tomorrow

Temple of a Million of Years
The fallen Banyan Tree (Sawdust), Phoebe zhennan wood (Burnt Pillar), Bulb Lights, Mineral Pigments, Natural Lacquer
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The old Banyan tree was blown down by a typhoon (Note 1). The pillars in Tam Gong Temple were burnt (Note 2).

The act of grinding wood into sawdust is an act of sacrifice. Reforming sawdust into a range of mountains in order to worship the mountain god for protection, which is able to prevent the hard northern wind and bless us in our future. 

Note 1: On the 16th of September 2018, Super Typhoon Mangkhut brought extremely bad weather to Hong Kong, and the streets were covered with fallen trees.

Note 2: On the 16th of May 2016, a fire broke out. The Tam Gong Temple in Shau Kei Wan, with 110-years of history and three-levels, was burnt. The fire had burnt down the roof of the temple. I kept a phoebe shennan pillar and carved it into a psychic sand bucket.





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Wood dust, Wood, Photo 

Mediation through art-making. Counting my daily time of commute in traffic, then transforming the time into the labors of art-making through sanding the wood to sawdust.


Taste Festival
Discarded wood, wood dust
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Removing all the external forms of food in replacing by using waste food materials (For example, coffee grounds, herbs, tea, sauces, etc.) presenting as a granule element ball mixed with sawdust and chemical binder. People will not see what dishes are on the plate, having a meal with unknown elements.


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