Good Morning Towel - Xiang Dang Nian
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Xiang Dang Nian Tea Towel
Artwork by Dawn Ng
Everything You Ever Wanted Is Right HereåÊis a series of handcrafted photographic and typography-based collages of home. This work is a tongue-in-cheek visual documentary of present day Singapore, over a 4 month period of photo-journalism and interviews with locals. By slicing huge panels of words through large-scale photographs, these collages expose the cultural sentiments bubbling beneath one the world‰۪s most highly case-studied cities, as it tells the ongoing story of a country in-the-making. The juxtaposition of image and text sets up a visual peek-a-boo, revealing hidden socio-commentaries on the tensions, idiosyncrasies, and hopes unique to Singapore. Dealing with everything from the poignant to irreverent,åÊEverything You Ever Wanted Is Right HereåÊis core to Dawn‰۪s obsession with the notion of home, identity and belonging, and her attempt to capture the ever-changing form of the latter.