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Moth, Animation Installation, 01:30 loop, ink on paper, 2016

Who ever realize the live and death of a moth?
‘Moth’ by drawing thousands of moth’s postures then combined them into a stop-motion animation in nine days, which is also the mythical life span of moths

〈飛蛾〉動畫裝置, 02:00 循環播放, 水墨紙本, 2016

〈飛蛾〉是一組錄像裝置,一幅六呎長的雲母宣紙懸掛半空,宣紙正面是一段靜伏狀態下的飛蛾的動畫,背面則順時序逐格展示了該動畫的原畫,即藝術家在九天內畫成的千張飛蛾水墨畫。聽說飛蛾的壽命只有九天。飛蛾的生命與死亡往往不被察覺。靜伏窗上的飛蛾,是牠短暫生命中更短暫的停留此刻。於是,我花了九天時間,畫了千張靜伏的飛蛾的水墨畫,藉此與飛蛾共度牠短暫的一生。