“Impelled by her natural curiosity, Pandora opened the
forbidden box, and all evil contained escaped and spread over the earth. She
hastened to close the lid, but the whole contents of the box had escaped,
except for one thing which lay at the bottom, and that was Hope…”
This is a Greek mythology called “Pandora’s Box”, which often been
cited to reflect the irremediable social
chaos. This art show intention is to discuss the possibilities of searching the
hidden hope within the
monstrous, grotesque and ugliness of
our present world.
exhibited art works are presented through a character with a box head, leading
audience to peek in the symbolization of various social issues, to arouse their
thought of these phenomenons. Gloominess
visual and inarticulate character has depict the helpless and powerless of
modern people in confront with the realistic condition.
always dispirited by irremediable realistic, to avoid viewers fall into the
total negative mood, the cartoon type design of the main character appears to be
essential and inevitably, to embed the naive, hope and little dawn light in the
Naive and curiosity is a double-edged sword. The disaster
in the Pandora’s box were unleashed due to the curiosity, for this reason the
human society has paid the heavy price. Now, we should make good use of this
naively with the curiosity, seeks for the hope, and improves imperfections, looking
forward to track down a more glorious future.