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The Ballad for a Contemporary Icarus

A sixteen feet by ten feet gallery floor became a space-situation where: Loose Leaf unfolded into Moment Resisting Connections unfolded into The Pacific unfolded into One and One is One.

2018

Relational Irrealism

Space-Station-Space

Walnut and Poly(methyl methacrylate)
26″ x 31″ x 26″

2016

The Contrivances of The Paper Nautilus

Touch became a method of documentation, pulling out history, forming memories. Moment by moment. Gesture by gesture. The mixture of sweat and ink blended into life-giving water that flows onto the page to erect a home.

2013 – 2015

I do not have an answer, but in the Vietnamese tradition, there is a famous poem that any child could recite: Công cha như núi Thái Sơn, Nghĩa mẹ như nước trong nguồn chảy ra: A father’s labor is like that of a tall mountain, a mother’s love is like an unceasable aquifer.

ongoing

For what is a king without the people? What is a king without his knights to defend him, his castles to protect him, his bishops to guide him? What is a king without his love, his queen?

2017 – 2018

Blue upon blue: the morning horizon unfolded the blue vellum into the sky and the sea. There, I looked, in my innocent youth, beyond the ocean, to catch sight of a home inside the gleaming dawn.

2018

A book unfolds a platform for life: a story begins.

2018

Paintings and Drawings

Writings

A Branch of Đào Tuyết

Do you remember the day it came to us, the day that tree sprouted from that crack in your mind?

2019

Others

to Hold Water with Two Bare Hands

Glazed Porcelain
Volume: all water on Earth

2018
The Real Master’s Thesis

I’m Kidding!

2018
Unpractical Arrangements

Paint, Maple, Walnut, People and Words

Duration: 1 Academic Year

2018

Painted Maple and Walnut
1.5″ x .5″ x 1.5″ each

2018
Untitled (Two Tables for Minami)

Poplarwood

2017
to Hold Water with Two Bare Hands

Porcelain Slip in Hands to make a Bowl
Duration: 8 hours

2017
A House for One

Maple, Walnut

2017
Chicago

Maple, Walnut, Basswood
24″ x 24″

2017
Untitled (a Door)

Cedarwood
24″ x .5″ x 12″

2016
Vicennial Tapestry

Site-specific Installation with
~5,000 Postcards with Red Strings

2014