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8100:1 (the altar series)

Found leaf skeleton, monofilament yarn, fabric, metal frame

300 x 270 x 270 cm


​VCCA - Vincom Centre for Contemporary Arts, Hanoi, Vietnam

After a series of small altars, the opportunity to display in a vast space with young audiences give me the idea to create a huge altar that invites visitors to step in and offer (part) of themselves, praying to the spirit of the trees. During the exhibition period, the altar becomes a physical space to interact and for most young people, to “check-in”. In this man-made-dominant space, entering the altar somehow turns into an oblivion act, meanwhile, the sign still stays meaningful to only a few who even perform the act of offering. 

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