Rip-stop nylon, plastic tubing
Along Noppharat Thara Pier, where tourists are ferried back and forth to Krabi’s outlying islands, a series of inflatable men’s business suits flutter atop a line of flagpoles. The suits are inspired by an oral history of Rania Ho’s uncle who was conned into travelling from Hong Kong to Germany for medical school and found himself working for a time as a suit retailer. A Formation addresses the dynamics of globalization, geopolitics, history and gender with bemused irreverence. Nature, especially wind, is an unpredictable force. For A Formation erratic gusts are harnessed to give this work its shape, contrasting the sublime power of nature to the futile manifestations of our humanity. ภาษาไทย : คลิกที่นี่
Rania Ho was born in 1968, San Francisco, USA. She now lives and works in Beijing. Her works usually contain a sense of humor mixed with objects and general situations in daily life through sculpture, painting, installation art and performance.
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