YUNG So Hung
Memories of Grandma
Mixed media, Marker on paper, soil, moss
"Memories of Grandma" is a mixed-media art project commemorating the life and legacy of the artist's grandma and encouraging viewers to reflect on their memories and connections. The project features a series of sketches capturing fond memories with her grandma shared in parks. The small bottles of soil serve as a poignant reminder of the importance of place and memory in the artist's life. The living installation of moss symbolizes the enduring strength of the connection and is a heartfelt tribute to the artist's grandma.
Evie Yung is an artist who is passionate about art education and believes in the power of art to create positive changes. Her work often involves collaboration and community engagement, and she explores important social issues such as bullying and discrimination on campus. Currently, she is focusing on the preservation of memories through tangible objects, with a particular interest in capturing the essence of her grandmother who has passed away. Memories are fleeting and can become distant with time, but she believes that tangible objects can keep them alive. Through her art, she seeks to create objects that hold a special significance in the lives of loved ones and that preserve the essence of their being. Evie is committed to keeping memories alive through her work and hopes that it serves as a tribute to her grandmother and to the power of art to preserve emotions and memories.