Plastic Ocean

PrizeShortlist in Painting
CompanySzuling Studio
ArtistSzu-ling Liu

Mixed medium : Photography & Acrylic paints Size: 45x60 cm Soaked irregular plastic debris, Drifting in the ocean with currents. It occupy and kill marine life, Destroy the structure of ecological chains. We should avoid plastic products and be aware of its impact on the marine environment. Concept: I use acrylic paints as plastic debris randomly occupy the space from deformed ocean. The photography distortion as a metaphor for man-made plastic pollution compresses the living space of nature.

Szuling is a multidisciplinary artist working across design, photography and art. And also a pharmacist. She graduated both from National Taiwan University (2010) in Pharmacy and National Taiwan University of Arts (2016) in Visual Communication. Experimentality and abstract avant-garde are two major characteristics of her works. Artworks from photography, graphics, motions, paintings, and still explore various possibilities. In less than a year after her works, she was soon selected to the Tokyo International Art Fair and won Gold Winner in The Paris Photography Prize (PX3).