CHEUNG Hoi Ching
Bibiana received her higher diploma in Early Childhood Education in 2015. She was a registered kindergarten teacher in the field for nearly 4 years. In 2019, she resigned from her job and started her B.A. in Visual Art at the Hong Kong Baptist University, to follow her passion in arts and her future vision to be an art therapist. As a plant lover, she was also certified in Horticultural Therapy back in 2017, experienced in holding therapeutic activities with children.
Her works integrate elements of botanic materials, sounds, smells, images and installations. With her sensibility with nature, emotions and memories of human living, she intends to incorporate art and botanical elements as an agent to rediscover the relationship of symbiosis, as well as the visceral part of oneself through the perception of daily life and the circulation of nature.
Wood, dried seed, dried tree bark, dried flowers, branches, and glue on media Installation
116 × 60 cm
"I have collected many mediums of nature and presented them on raw wood to audiences. Each medium has been stabilized in their own natural way and brings out the beauty of the moment. Although we tried to keep hold of the beautiful moments of life, the flow of life will continue spontaneously. I planted a seed in one of the wooden pieces to experience the uncertainty of life. It was an experiment to see what happens next and represents the feelings of not only insecurity but hope for the future.
"This visceral piece was created soon after a past relationship where the artist was trying to reposition both herself and the one she cherished. The stabilized medium subtly reveals her wish of the preservation of their memories and presences, visually transforming her unspoken words onto panels. Through life changes, the ephemeral presence presently remains the same, in which it becomes eternity.
"Eternity is not impossible when you want it."