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Chong, Sin Yung

Goldfish
Oil on canvas
150 x 150cm
2013
 
Chong Sin Yung graduated from the Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University. She is a local artist proficient in oil painting and illustration. Chong currently works as a graphic designer. She loves to use strong, vivid colours and believes that the process of creating gives her pleasure. This art work Chong uses goldfish as her major subject –she may not be able to touch the goldfish but she hopes to establish a relationship with it through painting.
 
Artwork Statement
“I stroke to experience you.”
 
Goldfish, just like art, is something that I can only make sense of by looking into it. Untouchable, a sheer feeling, I try to experience it by making brush strokes and recreate how I felt.