Breathing

Installation

Single-channel video, 3'03" on loop

2016​

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Breathing

Inspired by the experience I had at the Crossroad Foundation, emotion is powerful to change how I feel about the surrounding in a moment. I sat down on a bed and listened to the story that I was told might have AIDS. At that moment, the light from a bedside lamp next to me brought different feelings to me. It changed from warm/soft to much more oppressive, but the brightness of light didn’t change physically. Emotion changes how we observe things. This work hopes to depict a moment of hopeless. I projected a video projection on the corner of a wall. At first, the screen would show a clear image and fade out slowly. At the same time, the light would be declining while the breathing changed. It imitates the moments before and after someone experienced depression through applying sound and light.