It is a project i made for the December ” almost an island” exhibition. We were gave a poem Drunken Boat and asked to response. However, in the beginning, I did not feel like I really got involve, so i decided to make a in- boxing etching print to express my negative attitude.

As we can see from the picture, there are extracts of e-mails which printmakers using to communicate for organizing the December show on my print, however, I use in -boxing to make the words become hard to read. So that, audiences can feel there is a article but none has enough patience to read. And, that is exactly my attitude toward to hold an exhibition.

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According to my peers, this is an interesting idea, as it represent my thought honestly. And I think making audiences’ reaction become one part of my work can increase the communication between artist and audience, help people to have more chance to understand me by the prints.

 

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However, all of us agree this is interesting, but not a strong image, people gave me different suggestions, some like mix screen-print and etching, means add more professional technique; some like using different subject instead of six plums.

It is right, not strong enough, so next step try to rearrange the composition. I want to make it related to typographic and graphic design. So I read some books, Hope can make something more professional, not only for fun. But, sure, fun in daily life is very important to me.

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