Digital Print & AR, 2021
He really had been through death, but he had returned because he could not bear the solitude.Gabriel García Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude
2020 was a year marked by challenges and pain across the world. On a personal level, it was a year that forced me to delve deeper to re-examine the meaning of life and death. Indeed, 2020, awarded me with a rude awakening. As I try to heal my feelings from the air of despondency in 2020, I picked up the camera wanting to gain an understanding of how others coped with the situation
Thinking about my late grandmother (for the longest time she was the only reason why I worked hard to be who I want to be), I was drawn to focus attention on the elderly. In this trying time, when even the young and hopeful are lost or frantically trying to adjust to the ‘New Normal’, how then, are the older generation embracing these troubled times?
Behind the veil of anxiety and boredom, would there be other aspects of their lives, hopes, ambitions left undiscovered? As I walked around engaging them in small casual talks, I listened, and heard their dreams, their versions of x-possibilities of what life could be/ mean to them in ways that we do not see…
A visual artist born who is interested in exploring human relationship with nature and their immediate environment. Her experience living in major cities such as Beijing, Singapore and London landed her interest in studying cross cultural practices and invited her to explore further on human conditions and other related issues.