Tang Shu Wing (Josh) focuses on sculpture, ceramics and installation with natural materials such as wood, bamboo and clay. He turns his hands into his most flexible tools by creating detailed depiction on objects. He is interested in the beauty of wabi-sabi affect by the environment of AVA campus.
The White Elephant
“The White Elephant” symbolizes countless over budget construction projects overseen by the Hong Kong government. The work was burned after finishing in order to fulfill the idea.
Using bamboo and rope to create an embryo form wearable armor, the concept of creatures using anything to protest against the nervous system is represented.
The bridge of the annex building
Two layers of bamboo tunnels are used to test the bamboo’s elasticity and natural wilting of leaves. I tie a lot of leaves together and when some leaves wilt the tunnel will shake. The shaking will move the wind chimes on top of the tunnel.