永線 The Endless Line
Photo by Yi-ting Wang and Sun Young Kang
2017, Cotton thread, mirror sheet, foam board, museum board, glue, sugar powder
The pillars in this project are metaphors for a boundary as well as a passage between two opposite ideas—the tragic past of the abandoned historic building and the future of the site as a vibrant cultural park, represented by sugar powder and the mirror respectively. The transparent, delicate, and almost invisible quality of the pillars, conceptually supporting the dark, rustic building, represents the people’s belief in spirits and gods that has long sustained this culture throughout its hardships.
*This project was created during the COPE NYC Internation Artists Exchange Residency Program at Soulangh Artist Village, Jiali District of Tainan, Taiwan