Life as Performance Art: Tehching Hsieh at Carriageworks

The 63-year-old Taiwanese-American artist Tehching Hsieh is best known for his series of yearlong endurance performances that took place during the late 1970s to mid-1980s. One of these works, One Year Performance – Time Clock Piece (1980–81), is the subject of an exhibition currently taking place at Sydney’s Carriageworks. There, ArtAsiaPacific had a conversation with the artist, who discussed the concept behind his monumental performances."

Yeesookyung: Piecing It Together

Piecing together discarded shards of porcelain, and marking joins and bare edges with lines of gold leaf, Korean artist Yeesookyung creates new shapes, often softly curved and anthropomorphic, occasionally jagged and alien. Her ceramic practice, which started with the “Translated Vases” series in 2006, has proved therapeutic for the artist, and the resulting works are profoundly, undeniably beautiful.

ArtAsiaPacific Issue 129 (Jul/Aug 2022) — available now!

  • Features: Yuki Kihara, Ha Chong-Hyun, Nunelucio Alvarado
  • Profiles: Angela Su, Amol K. Patil
  • Essay: Decolonization and March Meeting 2022
  • Reviews: Kathmandu Triennale 2077
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