Media Art Category Finalist
Tse Chun-sing (Hong Kong)
The artwork turns Hong Kong newspapers into flowers and let them fall from above. Things in the city are getting ridiculous and we cannot even deal with them, but there is no way to make a change. I choose to find "fun" in such reality, by turning the news into flowers and enjoying them fall. Yet upon closer look, the flowers still record the news.
The work is made in response to my helplessness towards the current situation in Hong Kong. With it I try to escape from reality, by turning the newspapers into flowers, and watching them fall. I try to find fun and beauty in such reality, to numb myself and forget what is happening. Yet upon closer look, the flowers still record those ridiculous news. Well at least, falling flowers are beautiful.