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Cheng, Ming Fai Reed

Earth
Stoneware
30 x 60 x 20cm
2015

Surface
Stoneware
50 x 50 x 3cm
2015
 
Reed Cheng graduated from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, majoring in ceramics. Cheng has been fascinated with ceramic art since his first encounter with ceramic art objects. In 2008, he set up his ceramics studio i-Kiln Studio in Shek Kip Mei. He explores the creative possibilities of ceramics while learning about the daily operations of a studio. His recent works examine the relationship between people, the earth and the nature.
 
Artwork Statement
Land provides for life and development but it also creates constraints, conflicts and containment.
 
Clay is made from soil and it makes an representations of the natural landscape. The “Landscape” series demonstrates the instability of the earth, nature’s power and the impacts on the nature. It begs the question: what will be the fate of urban cities?