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China Academy of Art. Degree Show 2020

Exhibition  /  SchoolsDegreeShow2020   EmergingValues  /  28 Jun 2020  -  04 Jul 2020
Published: 24.07.2020
China Academy of Art. Degree Show 2020.
China Academy of Art
Management:
Zhenghong Wang
Exhibition venue..
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Intro
Graduation exhibition 2020 of Jewelry department of School of Crafts, China Academy of Art: "Thousands of years of ancient ideas". The jewelry department students who graduated in 2020 are new thinkers of this era. By exploring their own cultural background and inspired by Oriental aesthetic, they re-interpret their own tradition and create new possibilities for contemporary jewelry.

Artist list

Junyi Chen, Siai Guo, Yanhong Guo, Qinyun He, Jiahui Liu, Zhonglong Lu, Haichen Meng, Shiwen Qian, Mei Shen, Xiao Wang, Yi Xie, Anran Xu, Qian Xu, Xin Xu, Gaobo Zhang, Wen Zhang, Xingzhi Zhou
This year's bachelors students final works are the result of a field investigation on Shan Xi Buddhists temples, caves paintings, Architecture and so on. After analyzing and experimenting with different materials and crafts each student chooses a specific technique to create contemporary objects that are inspired by a millenary history.

Guiding Tutors: Zhenghong Wang, Yanli Duan.
Haiyu Chen. Necklace: Bracket Arch in Soap, 2020. Soap, resin, silver, copper.. 30 x 30 x 11 cm. Photo by: Zongquan Ling. From series: Bracket Arch in Soap. 
. Statement: The Author work on the style of a Song Dynasty bracket arch in Shanxi, focusing on expressing the characteristics of overlapping paving and mutual mortise and tenon, hoping to recreate the style and structure of the bracket arch in the language of jewelry design-a wearable building.. Haiyu Chen
Necklace: Bracket Arch in Soap, 2020
Soap, resin, silver, copper.
30 x 30 x 11 cm
Photo by: Zongquan Ling
From series: Bracket Arch in Soap

Statement: The Author work on the style of a Song Dynasty bracket arch in Shanxi, focusing on expressing the characteristics of overlapping paving and mutual mortise and tenon, hoping to recreate the style and structure of the bracket arch in the language of jewelry design-a wearable building.

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Junyi Chen. Necklace: Phase of Envy - Prajna, 2020. Silver, cupronickel, brass, amethyst, zircon, mirror acrylic.. 20 x 80 cm. Photo by: Zongquan Ling. 
. Statement: The inspiration for the creation of the work comes from the image of Neng Mian in Japanese Noh drama, Prajna face. Jealousy is human nature, but strong jealousy and resentment can distort people into resentful spirits or ghosts. Phase from the heart, kill the fear of jealousy, otherwise, you will be completely different.. Junyi Chen
Necklace: Phase of Envy - Prajna, 2020
Silver, cupronickel, brass, amethyst, zircon, mirror acrylic.
20 x 80 cm
Photo by: Zongquan Ling

Statement: The inspiration for the creation of the work comes from the image of Neng Mian in Japanese Noh drama, Prajna face. Jealousy is human nature, but strong jealousy and resentment can distort people into resentful spirits or ghosts. Phase from the heart, kill the fear of jealousy, otherwise, you will be completely different.

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Siai Guo. Necklace: Infinity 1, 2020. Raw cow leather, silver, acrylic, nylon thread, steel wire.. 25 x 65 cm. Photo by: Zongquan Ling. 
. Statement: Inspired by the caisson, the "Infinity" series is like an infinitely extended space-time tunnel. When the wearer looks down, he enters the tunnel to complete the dialogue across time and space, and feels the profound influence of the caisson in time, space and connotation.. Siai Guo
Necklace: Infinity 1, 2020
Raw cow leather, silver, acrylic, nylon thread, steel wire.
25 x 65 cm
Photo by: Zongquan Ling

Statement: Inspired by the caisson, the "Infinity" series is like an infinitely extended space-time tunnel. When the wearer looks down, he enters the tunnel to complete the dialogue across time and space, and feels the profound influence of the caisson in time, space and connotation.

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Yanhong Guo. Necklace: Woven, 2020. Silver.. 25 x 25 x 5 cm. Photo by: Zongquan Ling. 
. Statement: "Grain" is a jewelry creation by analyzing the relationship between the clothing pattern and the shape of the characters in the murals of the Yongle Palace, analyzing the relationship between the clothing and the clothing pattern, the performance and characteristics of the clothing lines, and extracting the creative elements. Summarize the practice of materials and weaving techniques, and experience the beauty of the lines of clothing.. Yanhong Guo
Necklace: Woven, 2020
Silver.
25 x 25 x 5 cm
Photo by: Zongquan Ling

Statement: "Grain" is a jewelry creation by analyzing the relationship between the clothing pattern and the shape of the characters in the murals of the Yongle Palace, analyzing the relationship between the clothing and the clothing pattern, the performance and characteristics of the clothing lines, and extracting the creative elements. Summarize the practice of materials and weaving techniques, and experience the beauty of the lines of clothing.

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Qinyun He. Earrings: Elysium, 2020. Silver, copper.. 8 x 7 x 11 cm. Photo by: Zongquan Ling. From series: Elysium. 
. Statement: The inspiration for the creation of the work comes from the bliss world in the murals. In ancient times, the content of the murals created by people was mostly elements such as Buddha, god, demon and so on. The work shows the yearning for the beautiful and blissful world in the mural with the help of the cloud pattern and the characters in the mural.. Qinyun He
Earrings: Elysium, 2020
Silver, copper.
8 x 7 x 11 cm
Photo by: Zongquan Ling
From series: Elysium

Statement: The inspiration for the creation of the work comes from the bliss world in the murals. In ancient times, the content of the murals created by people was mostly elements such as Buddha, god, demon and so on. The work shows the yearning for the beautiful and blissful world in the mural with the help of the cloud pattern and the characters in the mural.

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Jiahui Liu. Brooch: Crown Kang Jinlong, 2020. Silver, copper, black walnut, oil paint.. 11.5 x 7.5 cm. Photo by: Zongquan Ling. 
. Statement: The work is inspired by the crowns worn by the star god in the mural of "Chao Yuan Tu". The drawing of the crown shape refers to the historical shape, and uses the animal image to express the identity of the star god. The Author combines the silhouette of the animal with the crown of the head, so that the animal is off the plane and is three-dimensional on the crown of the head.. Jiahui Liu
Brooch: Crown Kang Jinlong, 2020
Silver, copper, black walnut, oil paint.
11.5 x 7.5 cm
Photo by: Zongquan Ling

Statement: The work is inspired by the crowns worn by the star god in the mural of "Chao Yuan Tu". The drawing of the crown shape refers to the historical shape, and uses the animal image to express the identity of the star god. The Author combines the silhouette of the animal with the crown of the head, so that the animal is off the plane and is three-dimensional on the crown of the head.

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Zhonglong Lu. Brooch: Towards Light, 2020. Silver, enamel, nylon thread.. Photo by: Zongquan Ling. 
. Statement: Buddha light can be placed everywhere in the Buddha statue, and the existence of light is reflected by flames and plant patterns in the backlight of the statue.  I use the empty window enamel process to present the statue backlight pattern, and through the use of contemporary jewelry as a carrier and its wearability to activate the light of the Buddha image, thereby enriching the representation of the image backlight.. Zhonglong Lu
Brooch: Towards Light, 2020
Silver, enamel, nylon thread.
Photo by: Zongquan Ling

Statement: Buddha light can be placed everywhere in the Buddha statue, and the existence of light is reflected by flames and plant patterns in the backlight of the statue.  I use the empty window enamel process to present the statue backlight pattern, and through the use of contemporary jewelry as a carrier and its wearability to activate the light of the Buddha image, thereby enriching the representation of the image backlight.

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Haichen Meng. Brooch: Glaze Impression - Strigidae Kiss 1, 2020. Enamel, silver, iron, resin.. 12.96 x 12.48 x 3.23 cm. Photo by: Zongquan Ling. 
. Statement: Although the traditional colored glaze art is not thriving in modern times, the precious cultural heritage left by generations of colored glaze craftsmen is our modern spiritual wealth. Deeply attracted by the art of colored glaze in my hometown, I use the language of contemporary jewelry to express the feelings colored glaze brought to me.. Haichen Meng
Brooch: Glaze Impression - Strigidae Kiss 1, 2020
Enamel, silver, iron, resin.
12.96 x 12.48 x 3.23 cm
Photo by: Zongquan Ling

Statement: Although the traditional colored glaze art is not thriving in modern times, the precious cultural heritage left by generations of colored glaze craftsmen is our modern spiritual wealth. Deeply attracted by the art of colored glaze in my hometown, I use the language of contemporary jewelry to express the feelings colored glaze brought to me.

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Shiwen Qian. Piece: Statues Holding the Kingdom King Plate, 2020. Jade, brass.. 12 x 15 cm. Photo by: Zongquan Ling. 
. Statement: Combined with the author's experience of visiting various temples in person, it has triggered the author's thinking about the current status of Buddhist statues in contemporary times, as well as entertainment and commercialization issues.. Shiwen Qian
Piece: Statues Holding the Kingdom King Plate, 2020
Jade, brass.
12 x 15 cm
Photo by: Zongquan Ling

Statement: Combined with the author's experience of visiting various temples in person, it has triggered the author's thinking about the current status of Buddhist statues in contemporary times, as well as entertainment and commercialization issues.

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Shiwen Qian. Object: Zengchang Uranus, 2020. Jade, plastic, brass.. 2.5 x 1.5 x 7 cm. Photo by: Zongquan Ling. Shiwen Qian
Object: Zengchang Uranus, 2020
Jade, plastic, brass.
2.5 x 1.5 x 7 cm
Photo by: Zongquan Ling
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Mei Shen. Head Piece: Mudra 4, 2020. Iron, brass, gold foil.. 12 x 20 cm. Photo by: Zongquan Ling. From series: Mudra. 
. Statement: The creation is inspired by Buddhist handprints and expresses traditional elements in the innovative language. The word "Mudra" is derived from Sanskrit and can be understood as "handprint".. Mei Shen
Head Piece: Mudra 4, 2020
Iron, brass, gold foil.
12 x 20 cm
Photo by: Zongquan Ling
From series: Mudra

Statement: The creation is inspired by Buddhist handprints and expresses traditional elements in the innovative language. The word "Mudra" is derived from Sanskrit and can be understood as "handprint".

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Xiao Wang. Vessel: Folding Lotus 2, 2020. Silver, copper.. 19 x 18 x 12 cm. Photo by: Zongquan Ling. From series: Folding Lotus. 
. Statement: A lotus platform that represents Buddha statues in Shanxi Province using folding techniques. The folded "positive" shape and "negative" shape are displayed in the same picture. Positive and negative, black and white, Yin and Yang, blend the oriental rhyme.. Xiao Wang
Vessel: Folding Lotus 2, 2020
Silver, copper.
19 x 18 x 12 cm
Photo by: Zongquan Ling
From series: Folding Lotus

Statement: A lotus platform that represents Buddha statues in Shanxi Province using folding techniques. The folded "positive" shape and "negative" shape are displayed in the same picture. Positive and negative, black and white, Yin and Yang, blend the oriental rhyme.

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Yi Xie. Brooch: The Landscape of Its Painting 1, 2020. Acrylic, metal.. 13.5 x 10.5 x 3 cm. Photo by: Zongquan Ling. From series: The Landscape of Its Painting. 
. Statement: This work is inspired by the shapes of mountains, rivers and flowers in Dunhuang frescoes. It incorporates a rich image of natural landscapes into acrylic materials to convey its decorative and symbolic nature.. Yi Xie
Brooch: The Landscape of Its Painting 1, 2020
Acrylic, metal.
13.5 x 10.5 x 3 cm
Photo by: Zongquan Ling
From series: The Landscape of Its Painting

Statement: This work is inspired by the shapes of mountains, rivers and flowers in Dunhuang frescoes. It incorporates a rich image of natural landscapes into acrylic materials to convey its decorative and symbolic nature.

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Anran Xu. Piece: Double-faced Man, 2020. Metal, embroidery.. 10 x 7 cm. Photo by: Zongquan Ling. From series: Double-faced Man. Armband.
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. Statement: This series of jewelry is inspired by the Qing Dynasty officials’ mandarin square, Double-sided reversible jewelry is designed to show the two states of people.. Anran Xu
Piece: Double-faced Man, 2020
Metal, embroidery.
10 x 7 cm
Photo by: Zongquan Ling
From series: Double-faced Man
Armband.
 
Statement: This series of jewelry is inspired by the Qing Dynasty officials’ mandarin square, Double-sided reversible jewelry is designed to show the two states of people.

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Qian Xu. Brooch: Bearing 1, 2020. Silver, paper, wooden board, grating.. 10 x 10 x 3 cm. Photo by: Zongquan Ling. From series: Bearing. 
. Statement: The work is inspired by the image of Ming Wang in the murals of Yongan Temple in Hunyuan. The author uses the brooch as an accessory to express the most unique part of each Ming Wang image in her eyes.. Qian Xu
Brooch: Bearing 1, 2020
Silver, paper, wooden board, grating.
10 x 10 x 3 cm
Photo by: Zongquan Ling
From series: Bearing

Statement: The work is inspired by the image of Ming Wang in the murals of Yongan Temple in Hunyuan. The author uses the brooch as an accessory to express the most unique part of each Ming Wang image in her eyes.

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Xin Xu. Necklace: Picture Recall - Blue Dragon, 2020. Acrylic, mineral pigment, silver.. 160 x 4 x 2 cm. Photo by: Zongquan Ling. From series: Picture Recall. 
. Statement: Using the fragment reorganization method of the puzzle, the color of the picture in "Chao Yuan Picture" is also reproduced in the jewelry in the most essential way, so that the wearer can re-experience the sense of process of the picture being combined and reproduced by the masters.. Xin Xu
Necklace: Picture Recall - Blue Dragon, 2020
Acrylic, mineral pigment, silver.
160 x 4 x 2 cm
Photo by: Zongquan Ling
From series: Picture Recall

Statement: Using the fragment reorganization method of the puzzle, the color of the picture in "Chao Yuan Picture" is also reproduced in the jewelry in the most essential way, so that the wearer can re-experience the sense of process of the picture being combined and reproduced by the masters.

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Wen Zhang. Object: Wall·Light·Color 4, 2020. Sulfuric acid paper, resin, cotton thread, electronic lamp.. 40 x 40 x 15 cm. Photo by: Zongquan Ling. From series: Wall·Light·Color. 
. Statement: The inspiration comes from the real-time experience of watching wall with the flashlight. By refining the characteristic elements of color and flashlight modeling, the narrative language of the picture is reintegrated to achieve the purpose of reproducing the color of the mural in the jewelry.. Wen Zhang
Object: Wall·Light·Color 4, 2020
Sulfuric acid paper, resin, cotton thread, electronic lamp.
40 x 40 x 15 cm
Photo by: Zongquan Ling
From series: Wall·Light·Color

Statement: The inspiration comes from the real-time experience of watching wall with the flashlight. By refining the characteristic elements of color and flashlight modeling, the narrative language of the picture is reintegrated to achieve the purpose of reproducing the color of the mural in the jewelry.

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Wen Zhang. Object: Wall·Light·Color 3, 2020. Sulfuric acid paper, resin, cotton thread, 925 silver, electronic lamp.. 20 x 8 x 15 cm. Photo by: Zongquan Ling. From series: Wall·Light·Color. Wen Zhang
Object: Wall·Light·Color 3, 2020
Sulfuric acid paper, resin, cotton thread, 925 silver, electronic lamp.
20 x 8 x 15 cm
Photo by: Zongquan Ling
From series: Wall·Light·Color
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Gaobo Zhang. Piece: Vajra Mentality, 2020. Brass, buffalo horn, red sandalwood, ruby, sterling silver.. 20.3 x 5 cm. Photo by: Zongquan Ling. Hand held ornament.
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. Statement: Hold the Vajra Pestle, break the fool's fool; Vajra Pestle in mind, the five wise five Buddhas live in peace.. Gaobo Zhang
Piece: Vajra Mentality, 2020
Brass, buffalo horn, red sandalwood, ruby, sterling silver.
20.3 x 5 cm
Photo by: Zongquan Ling
Hand held ornament.

Statement:
Hold the Vajra Pestle, break the fool's fool; Vajra Pestle in mind, the five wise five Buddhas live in peace.

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Xingzhi Zhou. Necklace: Axis, 2020. Copper, silver, transparent resin.. 30 x 50 cm. Photo by: Zongquan Ling. 
. Statement: This work uses the facial features of Dunhuang Feitian as a reference, and uses the patterns as auxiliary decorations for combined design.. Xingzhi Zhou
Necklace: Axis, 2020
Copper, silver, transparent resin.
30 x 50 cm
Photo by: Zongquan Ling

Statement: This work uses the facial features of Dunhuang Feitian as a reference, and uses the patterns as auxiliary decorations for combined design.

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Field investigation at Shan Xi..
Field investigation at Shan Xi.

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Field investigation at Shan Xi..
Field investigation at Shan Xi.

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Exhibition venue..
Exhibition venue.

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Exhibition preparation. .
Exhibition preparation.

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During the tutorial. Tutor: Yanli Duan(Right)..
During the tutorial. Tutor: Yanli Duan(Right).

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During the tutorial. Tutor: Zhenghong Wang(Right)..
During the tutorial. Tutor: Zhenghong Wang(Right).

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