Junnie Wang, Wrapping Negatives, 2024. Ink and willow charcoal on three joined sheets of rice paper, 150 x 137.16 cm, each sheet 150 x 45.72 cm.

Wrapping Negatives (2024) delves into the intersection of cultural and personal memory, through the lens of the White Rabbit candy. Reminiscent of traditional East Asian tapestries, the rice paper wrapper symbolises shared childhood experiences and narratives of wonder. Employing dry brushing with ink and charcoal manipulation, the artwork conveys the delicate balance between fleeting moments and enduring memories, inviting viewers to contemplate the interplay of transience and permanence in the construction of memory.

Image Courtesy – The Artist

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