My images are about souvenirs or memories of certain places or actions. I think of them as visual echoes. There is something very intimate and familiar about these images but it is not shown overtly. It is alluded to in ways that makes the viewer start thinking of what it could be. I wish to trigger this mechanism in a visual art form.
The name, The Broken Arm, is inspired by Marcel Duchamp’s work of readymade—“In advance of the broken arm.” Under the artist’s manipulation, an iron snow shovel goes beyond its own commonness and universality as an everyday object, so that the audiences are no longer bounded by its basic shape and function; art, thus, departs from the so-called “track”, participates in the society, and becomes one of its members, mingling with everyday, business, thoughts, and so on.