Rainforest provides intrinsic aesthetic and spiritual values, and since the earliest history, different generations have incorporated these values into their cultures and practices. These traditions were recorded in the form of myths, legends and folk tales and continue to pass on through generation. The White Forest series explore the mythological beliefs between the human and nature.
Title: White Forest
Medium: White stoneware and Porcelain
Dimension: Variable sizes
Year: December 2009
Like a fairy tale story of a magical white forest, it reflects the pure and untainted dimension hidden among the real physical world.
Title: Forest Rings
Medium: White stoneware
Dimension: H350 x W500 x D20mm
Year: May 2009
Incorporating the old folk tale about “fairy ring” into this piece of work and recreating “Forest Ring”, focusing on the connection between forest and mythology.
Title: Illustrative Print Series
Medium: White Stoneware
Dimension: H170 x W150 x D 15mm
Year: May 2009
Since ancient time, mythological stories have been carved and drawn on walls and caves. This series display the connection between modern humanity and mythologies, rediscovering the practice of ancient culture.
Title: Forest of the Kodama
Medium: White Raku & Glass
Dimension: H1300 x W700 x D700mm
Year: August 2008
From the Japanese folklore, Kodama is spirit that lives in trees and has the ability to travel to Heaven, Earth and Hell. The cluster cylinder tubes and windows depict the forest where the Kodama lives. The connecting cylinder trees between each section shows the kodama’s ability to travel to different reign.