Department Chair Gaye Chan will have her work included in the upcoming international exhibition Love Never Dies showing atForm + Content Gallery and Traffic Zone Gallery in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This international exhibition explores the themes of marriage, family, relationships, aging,and generational change in the LGBTQ communities. The artworks were produced with a variety of media including collage, digital formats, film/video, photography, printmaking, and sculpture.
Love Never Dies will show at Form + Content Gallery from May 20- June 27, 2010 and will show at Traffic Zone Gallery from May 20 – July 16, 2010. Opening reception is June 5, 2010 7-10 pm, at both galleries the same night.
I love seeing people custom make their possession such as bike, bicycle, car, clothing, etc… and it is even more interesting to see when their aesthetic principles override the original function and contexts.
Every time I go back to Japan, two things always catch my attention, homeless carrying bags full of empty cans on his bike and old Japanese cargo bike called Riacar (rear car). As Design technology advances, many new ideas and inventions fill our lives. At the same time, I am more intrigued by these simple and old methods which represent sense of creativity, flexibility and truthfulness.