ArtSlant - Recently added en-us 40 Fung Wing Yan - Art Projects Gallery - February 19th - March 6th <p>Art Projects Gallery is delighted to present &ldquo;Spatial Practice&rdquo;, inaugural solo exhibition by Hong Kong artist Fung Wing Yan, featuring her latest contemporary ink paintings and ceramics works.</p> <p>Fung&rsquo;s &ldquo;Spatial Practice&rdquo; series is a poetic exploration of life, love and loss. Imagining the immensity of the universe and nature within the metaphorical space of a bowl, and other objects from daily life, she expresses her philosophy about existence and inner emotions.</p> <p>Born in 1988 in Hong Kong, Fung Wing Yan graduated from the Hong Kong Baptist University with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Visual Arts in 2011, specializing in contemporary Chinese ink painting and ceramics. She won the Louis Mak Chinese Visual Arts Award in 2011.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Spatial Practice&nbsp; </span></strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>One bowl, one cup,</p> <p>Just enough, not overflowing.</p> <p>One bowl, one cup,</p> <p>Abundant, as the universe.</p> <p>Inside and outside, like day and night.</p> <p>Sunlight, moonlight.</p> <p>Alone in the light, between heaven and Earth,</p> <p>Safe within the bowl, quiet as static.</p> <p>Independently, self-indulgently,</p> <p>Serenity, peace of mind.</p> <p>No confrontation, no right or wrong,</p> <p>Only us, only nature.</p> <p>Like the Earth, upright and unmoving,</p> <p>Like the stars, rotating around each other.</p> <p>Being one and only,</p> <p>Being two in one.</p> <p>Whales are soundless,</p> <p>Mountains are formless.</p> <p>Appearing not by chance,</p> <p>Disappearing not by coincidence.</p> <p>Present within the bowl,</p> <p>Vanishing within the bowl.</p> <p>Unshackle the chains,</p> <p>A table of landscape reveals.</p> <p align="right"><em> &nbsp;Fung Wing Yan</em></p> <p align="right"><em> 2016</em></p> Sat, 30 Jan 2016 08:12:45 +0000