Yuyu Chen – Format
Inspired by abstract constructivism, “Format” is a family of holders, objects, and trays consisting of various compositions of constructed shapes and textures in two sizes. The collection was created to illustrate a landscape assemblage and pay homage to “nature morte” by offering a stage to fruit and vegetables or drought-tolerant flowers, arranged for any purpose according to one's preference. The project explores how flat surfaces can be composed to create sculptural volumes. This limited series was made out of ceramic material through an artisanal process that uses ancestral ceramic slab construction techniques. The production methods are both traditional and contemporary.