dis/appear: Blurring Image between Cultural Hierarchy and Reality, No. 2
Taweesak Molsawat, dis/appear: Blurring Image between Cultural Hierarchy and Reality No. 2, 2014, coloured
ice, magnet, transparent acrylic, artist’s body, feeling and memory
1-6 September Tue-Sun 12.30-2pm & 5-6.30pm
Thai artist Taweesak Molsawat’s work raises questions of jewellery as a cultural, social and commercial constructed signifier in today’s society. The artist aims to investigate and explore the new conceptual approaches regarding functions, roles and definitions of jewellery related to the human body. This performance acts as a catalyst in the paradoxical and ambiguous world of visual and conceptual jewellery. It seeks to question and provoke new endless interpretations of jewellery through the disappearance of physical forms, and the appearance of wearing memory as jewellery.
Artist Taweesak Molsawat
About the Artist
Taweesak Molsawat is an artist and instructor of Jewelry Design Department, Silpakorn University in Bangkok, Thailand. Mr. Molsawat’s work has been featured internationally including Unexpected Pleasures: The Art and Design of Contemporary Jewellery, England and Australia; COLLECT Exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum, England; SOFA Chicago, USA. Additionally, his work is in private and corporate collections as well as major various publications. Mr. Taweesak has received numerous awards and honors, including Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Award, The Edges of Grace: Provocative, Uncommon Craft, San Diego State University, USA; SNAG Cultural Diversity Award, Society of North America Goldsmith, USA.