STEPPING INTO A studio is an entry into a private space; where its landscapers, the artists, divulge the inner recesses of their minds. Phunk studios’s Transmission: Visions & Memories is an exploration of that theme by eight different artists.
It is often said that art reflects one’s own being; and without asking the artist, one figures out the message in his own way. The use of multiple mediums to dredge memories up from the depths of their patrons is an interactive way for the artists to engage and explore the theme of the exhibit.
An inverted pyramid, the semblance of a jaw, with a tooth right at the bottom initially inspired memories of innocence and new birth, and the guiltless belief in the tooth fairy. Its creator, Ying Xian, had amalgamated three of her memories, all to do with various degrees of loss.