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There Is Oneness in Artist Wong Tze Chau’s Artistic Cosmos

Wong Tze Chau

Because the world turns into more and more interconnected, the will to face alone and in isolation turns into ever stronger within the artwork world. Making an attempt to indicate the potential of divine concord in range, architecture-turned-artist Wong Tze Chau’s newest physique of labor, titled “Cosmic Variations”, delves deeper into the idea of Oneness by the concept of variations in classical music — a grand return to summary but easy type and pure colors.

With a background in structure, Wong was by no means removed from the realm of artwork and design. But it surely was solely with the affect of German playwright and poet Frederich Schiller’s philosophy that “the artistic arts can remodel the human spirit” that he determined to pursue portray whereas nonetheless working as a lecturer at Republic Polytechnic in 2010.

Artist Wong Tze Chau, Passion
“Origin of Ardour”
Artist Wong Tze Chau, Prelude

Since then, he has participated in group exhibits in Singapore, Thailand and India, earlier than touchdown his first solo present at a business gallery in 2018. This led him to win the UOB Portray of the 12 months in 2019 below the Established Artist Class, which lauded his creations for its interrogative but visually charming nature. The remainder is historical past, the newest chapter manifesting in a group that had solely begun in March earlier this yr.

On Cosmic Variations, Wong says that the “thought of making infinite variations and improvisations upon a couple of easy buildings” significantly appealed to him as he needed to additional develop his decade-long investigation of Oneness with an expression that was extra common. If all beings are linked by interdependence, and the stripping of 1’s masks and types will reveal the identical core hidden inside, then the essence of type and color is the dot — the identify of the collection that will probably be proven on this exhibition.

Artist Wong Tze Chau, Depth
Artist Wong Tze Chau, Silent Harmony
“Silent Concord”

“Dots are used to type phrases in numerous languages. Phrases are the symbols of various folks and cultures. My purpose is to create a bridge between totally different realms. I consider that there may very well be concord on this more and more divisive world if we see past variations.

Kinds thus emerge by splattering layers upon layers of dots over months with minimal contact between brush and canvas. By balancing the duality of likelihood with management, construction with variation, mild with darkness, simplicity with complexity, Wong seeks consonance in summary works that painting imageries of both the macro or micro cosmo. This ongoing collection is a quest for connection between particular person existence and cosmic presence. If you’re eager to expertise Wong’s magical world, his solo exhibition will probably be displaying till 29 September at Gallery1819. There will even be a meet-the-artist session and a stay demonstration of his Dot Collection on 10 September at 3.30pm.

To be taught extra about Wong Tze Chau, comply with his Instagram: @wong_tze_chau. Go to Gallery 1819’s web site right here and be sure you comply with the Instagram: @gallery1819singapore.

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