Archipel is part of a series exploring the interior and exterior, amalgamating patterns traditionally found on wallpaper, furniture and other domestic furnishings with mountain ranges from the natural landscape of China. In doing so, they present desire, adventure, and nostalgia side by side. Archipel is created with pyrography (hand burning on wood) and the patterns are hand painted.
Painting:Acrylic on Wood
Size:12 W x 12 H x 1.5 D in
Ready to Hang:Not applicable
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Ships From:United Kingdom.
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Michelle Loa Kum Cheung is a London based artist, recently relocated from Sydney, Australia. Loa Kum Cheung’s art is a study of the fragmentation and fabrication of memory and place, real or imagined. To inform her work, she draws on the natural world as a symbol of constant transience and decay. Loa Kum Cheung’s current practice is a response to her own dislocation from her cultural heritage and identity as an Australian with a Chinese Mauritian background. She employs the use of oil, gold leaf and pyrography in her paintings and drawings, favouring the raw materiality of wood as a base. Referencing contrasting modes of documentation, from old family photos to satellite earth imagery, Loa Kum Cheung aims to fabricate nostalgia for an imagined past and place, both familiar and alien.
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