Self-Portraits (1997-2001) Lee envisions our Darwinian history personally. In this work the artist takes his own image from early primate and projects it into the future. We see his early-self becoming modern. We are reminded of our own animal selves and the limbic brain that we have not left behind. As our view of Lee’s virtuo manipulation metamorphosizes into a future-self, the continuum of our development is seen advancing yet never transcending it’s past.
Beach (2010) on view at Art15 London, began Harn’s exploration of the interplay of formal and conceptual concerns with a playful nod to an early graphic exploration of the faceted view of modern life. The formal investigation of the manner of construction becomes a reflection on the assembled and sampled experience of contemporary youth culture. At the same time, it leaves open an understanding of a perceptual experience of sun and surf scattering the image of the figures, leaving to us an appre
This 3D animation consists of many metaphors within a variety of moving images. There is no solid story line. The theme actually reflects my mental responses towards the world, conveying my value system throughout years of experiences. This work somehow implied that water has its own will, deciding where to flow regardless of any obstacle it may encounter. It will detour or penetrate in order to reach its destination.