王彥臻 Yen-Chen WANG 《記憶是歲月的眼睛》Memory is the Eyes of Years
記憶是歲月的眼睛 Memory is the Eyes of Years
王彥臻 Yen-Chen WANG
年份 | Year
位置 | Location
海岸林區 和 南北池木棧道 Coastal Forest and South-North Pond
材料 | Material
Ropes, Recycle wood board
理念 | Statement
The trees are always watching, singing, and leaving us with deep impressions. Where they have been broken, the shape of eyes begin to form as they heal. It gazes upon all beings intently and as you look in, it reaches within the depths of your memories.
The work uses the metaphor of “eyes” to represent a complex web of abstract and organic memories within a tree that begins to form or hatch with the passing of time.
It invites the audience to think: What stories should we create within our lives for the trees to remember?
The search is mutual and each life plays a role in this story.
Yen-Chen WANG is a Taiwanese artist and educator. She explores environmental and humanities topics through recycled composite materials, seeking to paint a full picture from the origins of a material to its post-consumer destiny. WANG internalizes the process and transforms it into the language within this art, offering her audience a friendly space to think. Having long used art as a communication tool in her work with children and communities, WANG transforms her creative process into a vehicle of speech, awakening the cultural awareness and self-identity within participants.