The works of So Ka Man (Carmen) are broadly under the theme of femininity as she enjoys classy designs, and her graphic designs shows the different topics she is interested in. Carmen developed increased attention to underprivileged minority needs through the years, hence she uses her jewellery artwork as the medium to give consolation to needy, deaf, solitary elder or homeless, also hoping to draw attention to these groups from society using her works. Apart from that, she makes works that resonate with her personal experiences. She previously struggled with the problem of self-confidence, which is also a common issue many teenagers in hong kong faces, yet shy away from. Through her own experience, she would like to explore and study this topic in her works. Carmen has worked in an events design firm, and she aims to be a contemporary Jeweler in the future.
Bonze, silver and game button
So Ka Man is a homestayer who likes playing video games and being playful. She used PS4 dualshock on her art piece. And metal to keep the button in place.
This work conveys experiences, perspectives and illusions featured in the game book to show that our judgment was often affected by different vision illusions.
Based on the theme “ The death of the photographer”, this photography recorded a few moments before the photographer was die. Whenever photographers need inspiration, they would first observe and indeed found something interesting in the process. However, sometimes they are in jeopardy because of visiting to the unknown places….And the feeling of desolation mixed with her fear of death.
The love hand sign
Bronze and copper
Sometime we feel weak, troubled and helpless, there are no exception for the deaf people, they need more love and support than normal people. Her art piece is going to use a new way to show care to the deaf.