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Artist's Breath 2

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Artist's Breath 2

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Deborah Ong

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2019

Chinese ink on xuan paper

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Dimensions: 151cm(H) x 95cm(W) x 3cm(D) / 59.4"(H) x 37.4"(W) x 1.2"(D)

Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.

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Using the concept of qi (氣) or vital force, these imprints seek to emulate ancient chinese characters, and to temporarily restore the pictographic language of the Shang Dynasty or 象形 (xiàng xíng) that is closer to nature. Here, the chinese ink imprints naive calligraphy. The child-like, abstract nature of the work further returns the act of writing to a state of tabula rasa. As though these characters are removing layers of evolution, political revolutions, and carefully preserved culture to reveal something more primordial.

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Born: 1991

Hometown: Singapore

Based in: Singapore

Deborah Ong is a Singaporean artist who was lucky to have an artist for a neighbour when she was young. A graduate from Central Saint Martins, she has exhibited her works in both the UK and Singapore, and is active as a local performance artist and art educator. She was selected for the Clyde and Co. Award in 2014 and awarded the Young Artist Award by the National Museum of Singapore in 2012. She is a founding member of The Artists Company who are a group of artists who re-imagines what a company made up of artists can be. She has contributed to shows at Flaneur Gallery, the Substation, ION Art Gallery, Your Mother Gallery, Stamford Arts Centre, Chen Wen Hsi’s ‘Homecoming’, as well as an outdoor performance at Dhoby Ghaut Green. In her practice, Deborah has been working in the mediums of chinese ink, darkroom photography and performance sculpture. She is fascinated by the language of nature and natural phenomena and use this to inspire her work.

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