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ARTIST shadow Lok
ARTWORK TITLE (CHI) 巨龜
ARTWORK TITLE (ENG) The Big Turtle
MEDIA 木顏色, 乾粉彩
YEAR 2013
DIMENSION 0.00cm x 18.60cm x 29.10cm x 0.00cm (L x W x H x D)
PERSONAL / GROUP WORK Personal work
ARTISTIC PRACTICE Painting
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DESCRIPTION (ENG)

It begins with a turtle who was regarded as an unwelcome 'invader' and thus abandoned by the country where he was born. He then started his journey of 'searching for a destination with the sense of belonging'. Once, he went to a place where his appearance was so famous that almost every citizen was captivated by him. With a newly built 'big turtle' in the harbour, the fans filled there and tried to take the best shot of themselves with it. They showed off merchandise with the turtle's appearance, such as mobile phone cases, hats, bags, tattoos, etc. Seeing his duplicates everywhere, the turtle was so speechless that he...

ARTWORK DESCRIPTION (CHI)
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小龜被出生地視為不受歡迎的外來物種,慘遭遺棄,唯有四出流浪,「尋找有歸屬感的地方」。一次,他走進某地,發現自己的肖像異常地受歡迎,更在港口引入了「巨龜」一隻。當地人似乎無不為這個肖像著迷,紛紛爭相包圍港口,炫耀印有小龜肖像的手機殼、帽子、背包、紋身等商品,與「巨龜」合照。小龜眼見滿處盡是自己的仿製品,無言下竟然……
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TAGS 插畫, 龜 illustration, turtle
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