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Artist isa Ho, Artist
Year 2008 Year
Category Photography Category
Size 99.5x218.7x3cm x1p Size
Artwork Appreciation 20130127
Artist HO Isa examines the effect of social values on modern people by using the vocabulary and techniques of photography to explore the self-identity that they build and live within. In Carousel, the artist dresses herself up as a bride, a teacher, Snow White, a fashionable urbanite, and a pregnant woman, metaphors for the many roles women play in today’s society in a quest for self-worth. But along with each role come social expectations and responsibilities, and it’s hard to avoid falling into a lost, contradictory state of mind. The artist is saying that if we can transcend conventional values though supreme courage and can achieve deeper understanding and self-identity, it would be a true turning point for women in realizing their self-worth.
On loan(16/08/2017∼15/08/2018)
 
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