In Heart Wrenching, I deconstructed my family photos on chiffon by dragging the thread out one by one until the faces in the image became unrecognizable. Then I used one of the family photos to be held taut by the threads and pulled into the wooden boxes. Here I approached with more expansion on material exploration as metaphor for my family relationship. As a matter of fact, the togetherness is just an illusion, and everything is fragmented inside. This project is intended to create barriers that prevent viewers from experiencing the photograph, which imply to the ephemeral character of both memory and photography.

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