Title: Organ-ic Vegetables
Medium: Clay, Plastic Bottles, Refrigerator, Egg Shells
Size: 85cm x 75cm
Since all the information can be found from the prep boards below, I shall not go into great detail about my exploration process. Instead, I will focus on my thoughts and opinions about finishing this piece.
Prep Board 2
Prep Board 8
I am relieved that I managed to finish my coursework, after months of toiling and hardwork. It is with great pleasure now that I review on my art.
To me, clay is a remarkable medium to use; you can construct it into any shape possible, by moulding it. I love the feel of clay in my hands, the softness and the moisture of it. Even when it gradually dries on my hands, I still like to pluck the dried pieces of clay off my skin. When I first came up with my concept and wanted to create 3D objects, I immediately thought of clay as the optimum choice. Carving and rolling the clay, I could turn an initial shapeless ball of clay into something magical. It is such an amazing feeling.
Coursework is not easy, now that I have completed it, I am really happy. Even though I am largely satisfied with this installation, there are some improvements I world like to make; if it is not too late to do so, since my Viva Voce is just around the corner.
Firstly, I am going ot intstall lights in the refrigerator, to give it a more dramatic effect and enhance the colours of the vegetables.
Secondly, it is vital to glue all the objects into the refrigerator, since after a few days of exhibition, one of the eggs cracked due to heavy handling of my art. Luckily it was empty, or else it would have been a great mess.
Lastly, a “SEE, DON’T TOUCH” sign must be placed in front of my art. I am really worried that the juniors will break my hardwork…
Hope that these suggestions will improveenhance the durability and the practicality of my work!