This year is the 5th and final GSM&J exhibition in the Effe Kijken/ Let’s have a look series hosted by Galerie Marzee. The BIGGER picture project asks our students to open up questions about inner experience and exterior appearance, to explore the notion of personal universes and collective reality. We want our students to investigate these two realms of experience and the ways they interface and interact in their own life. [interior and exterior worlds]. What are the frames and frameworks we construct to navigate through, across and between these worlds [frames of mind]?
As a point of departure each student will receive a photo-frame, an object where the real and virtual worlds meet, 2D meets 3D. This frame should, in some form or other, be part of the outcome you will present at Galerie Marzee. We live in a world of images. Many people spend as much, if not more, time inhabiting the virtual world as they do the real one. Our attention is constantly switching between these two modes of information input. As object makers we can ask how this constant involvement in the virtual affects our perception and appreciation of the real and just what is the relation between objects and images that we all so readily take for granted in our daily lives ? [virtual and real].”
Memories build up our personality but we shouldn’t trap in the past too much. Ying-Hsien (Eunice) Kuo wants to raise the notion of treasure the present day and focus on creating better futures through action of people pick up, play, put down her work and carry on in their life.