Candle in the Wind
2 Media Players, TV with Two Monitors(up and down)
Soo Hon Ling 蘇漢鈴
Bachelor of Arts and Science in New Media
Candles that were measured to match the number of those killed in each of the typhoons across Hong Kong’s history since 1960 were suspended over a grid and melted in a performance.
After a typhoon in Hong Kong, public attention is often focused on the financial loss and personal inconvenience, quickly forgetting that often in less fortunate areas, the storms tragically end lives. Those killed by typhoons are memorialized in this work by extinguished flames, the wax becoming a silent measurement of death toll data placed into a grid as a mathematical measurement.
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