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house shaped dream

Greengate Gallery
media: sculpture
Size: 121×134×209 ( cm )




Year: 2000

As the title indicates, "House-Shaped Dream" is project that gives form to the creator's ephemeral "dream" as a house. Seeing countless scribbles of houses he drew as child for the first time in ten or so years helped him remember some of the whimsical feelings he had as a kid like "someday I want to build and live in a house like this". Over the course of many years, he tried to recreate one of these houses that previously only existed as a drawing on paper in an actual physical form. In this way the "scribble" became a "sculpture", and the white sheet of paper became a white space.
The piece was created child-sized and true to the original image, so even when looked at head-on in the exhibition space its form still gives the viewer the feeling that they are seeing from the right side like some sort of optical illusion.
If you look through the windows you can see the original drawings laying on the carpet.