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My Wish
心願

Mixed media on wood
混合媒介木本
Set of 10: size variable
尺寸不定

“Some ways are meant for you to go alone. I am slowly reckoning that the fate between parents and children only means that you, in this lifetime, are seeing their figures disappear.” − LONG Ying Tai, Seeing them off

Can we pretend that the past didn’t happen? Can disregard heal
the wounds? Does leaving from one place mean vanishing into
an eternal void?

I painted on Matryoshka dolls to record the memory fragments of my mother and I. Every layer of doll resembles the memory locked at the bottom of my heart. The work proves the existence of our interaction and preserves it in the layered Matryoshka dolls.

 

「有些路啊,只能一個人走,我慢慢地、慢慢地瞭解到,所謂父母、子女一場,只不過意味著,你和他的緣分就是今生今世,不斷地在目送他的背影漸行漸遠。」 ——龍應台 《目送》

有些事,是否不面對就代表沒發生?有些傷痛,是否不聞不問就會自癒?有種離開,是否代表永遠消失、不再存在?

我用繪畫的形式把媽媽生前和我的回憶碎片一筆一筆記錄在俄羅斯娃娃身上。每打開一層娃娃就猶如揭開內心深處的傷痕,喚起我對她的思念。這些娃娃為我們之間的過去留底印證,然後把它們封印在內。