About the Artwork

This artwork is part of an ongoing-series that I’ve been creating in the last few years - knitted sculptures which evoke memories through created objects, drawn from my own childhood and events from my personal relationships.

About the Artist

Born in Hong Kong in 1981, Thomas C. Chung is an artist based in Sydney, Australia. In 2004, Chung completed his BFA at the College of Fine Arts at the University of New South Wales. Since 2008, Chung has exhibited in twelve solo exhibitions, and participated in the 2nd Land Art Biennial Mongolia. In 2012 Chung exhibited at the Mongolian National Modern Art Gallery, and in 2013 he was invited to the prestigious artist’s residency The Swatch Art Peace Hotel. In 2015 he completed a commissioned artwork for Swatch® to commemorate their Swatch® Club 25th Anniversary. He was also recently invited to the 4th Ghetto Biennale in Haiti, 9th Shiryaevo Biennale in Russia and 3rd Santorini Biennale in Greece. His work is included in various private collections internationally. For the past eight years, he has received several artist residencies, travelling to Kemijärvi (Finland), Amsterdam (Netherlands), Shanghai (China) and Zürich (Switzerland). His work has been featured widely in both print and online publications including The Daily Telegraph, Australian Art Collector, Yen Magazine, Göteborgs-Posten, Helsingborgs Dagblad, Lapin Kansa, Shanghai Daily, The Bund Magazine, The Huffington Post and Vanity Fair.

Someone's Sand Castle

by Thomas C. Chung

2011
Yarn & acrylic stuffing
$ 415
Size
31 x 25 x 8 cm
Location
Sydney (Australia)

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