Diary: an exerpt of recording from a bus ride in London, November 10, 2019. A prosaic Sunday on a London bus drive was interrupted by an adult woman, who narrated the follwing content: Transcript in progress: (Kids Talking in Spanish) (Man yelling in background) Is this nice … kind of … environment? Lots ofContinue reading “Bus Ride 38”
“Every grain of sand was a dead metaphor that equaled timelessness, and to decipher such metaphors would take one through the false mirror of eternity.” – Robert Smithson A Tour of the Monuments of Passaic, New Jersey The photographs were taken during a visit to the industrial zone near Newton Creek in East Williamsburg onContinue reading “Pulverized Eternities: A Visit to Dunes of Newton Creek, Brooklyn”
The history of nature museums embodies influences and exchanges, engaging with broader cultural purposes. Also called the “cabinets of curiosities”, Renaissance museums were personal, quaint, and varied in character. Specimen collections expanded and slowly formed contemporary nature museums, with displayed items arranged in a gridded manner. Referred to as “Temples of Nature” or “Cathedrals ofContinue reading “Cabinet of Curiosities”
Extended research and visualization of Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary (TBA21), its founder, and the politics involved.
Short Essay 2016 Among the big names of New York City museums, the American Museum of Natural History wins my most unfamiliarity. In a humid afternoon, I found myself in front of the Milstein Hall of Ocean Life at the American Museum of Natural History. Before this very moment, I walked through the museum giftContinue reading “Three, Four or Many Encounters at the Museum of Natural History”
Architectural Study / Design / Drawing Formal experiment through three case studies: Le Corbusier, Paul Otlet: The Mundaneum + The Cité Mondiale; Toyo Ito: Mama Art University Library; Alva Alto: Seinajoki City Library. Design Proposal:
Or a Machine of Manipulation Installation The architecture and the device measures the day with slices, linking together time, space and the machine of the social. Each slice dissects an hour of working time as well as vertical spatial experience. In this metaphor, a working man descends from the top of the architecture, constantly pushedContinue reading “Clock of Schedules”
Weather Observatory in Tai Mo Shan, Hong Kong Installation 2013 The installation is a hypothesis for a device that connects, reacts to, and reflects weather. It focuses on spaces of gathering. Under the weather condition in Tai Mo Shan, Hong Kong, the device also functions as a meteorological observatory. For a picnic, food, drinks, andContinue reading “Meteorological Imagination”
December 29th 1955. After the tragic accident of a five-year-old boy who died after being stung in Queensland Australia, lethal jellyfish – Chironex Fleckeri – was named. The name was derived from the Greek ‘cheiro’ meaning ‘hand’, the Latin ‘nex’ meaning ‘murder’, and ‘fleckeri’ in honour of its discoverer. Nonetheless, it is nowContinue reading “Chironex Fleckeri”
Library as Site for Homeless Activism The representation project is an intervention to the section of the studio library project. It intends to provide a stragegy for activists who have no home and thus live in vans. The section is thus a map that provides methods to hijack the library with domestic and demonstrating objects.