Chen TingChun – Athens Jewelry Week

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Copper, enamel





I repeated the same regular work processes; folding, pressurising and sawing on copper sheeting, mimicking such unconscious biological functions as swallowing and the beating of a heart. As part of the creative process, I did not plan the structure and I had no designated objective, in much the same way as life at inception instinctively breathes and moves the body, resulting in a diversity of life forms only after a long period of accumulation. The title of the series is Immersion, a word that describes my state of mind when creating. Over a long period of time I placed pieces in my palms, on tables, in the air and watched as they were permeated by surrounding substances, gradually embracing different changes.