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Spiritual Relics

UniversityTainan National University of The Arts
Lead DesignersMeng-Ju Wu
CreditsPhoto by:Wu,Meng-Ju
Prize(s)Silver in Accessory / Jewelry
Entry Description

The material uses a self-developed metal alloy to convert the physical effects of the metal material to make the metal brittle and cracked. The result of mixing different formulations of metal affects the texture of the material, making it unique. And simulate the damage and cracking of buildings and remnants, by destroying the objects and retaining their traces, restoring the incomplete residual state, and comparing the formation of discarded fragments, everything must have its own origin. I use these textures to follow the intuition to make what it naturally to become the unique pieces.

Bio

Studying at the Graduate Institute of Applied Arts in National Tainan University of Arts, majoring in metalsmithing.Graduated from the department of Art and Design of National Tsing-Hua University in 2015. Between the exploration and experiment of the metal texture, He was fascinated by the physical state and chemical reaction of metal. Just like human skin, which will cause aging and wrinkles, it is a kind of material that can breathe, and he also like to continually experiment and break through the boundaries of metal processing through such characteristics.

Other Awards and Prizes

2020 
New Taipei City International Metal Crafts Competition 2020_Bronze award, Taiwan
2020
Gioielli in Fermento 2020_Selected, Italy
2020
The Ishikawa International Urushi Exhibition_Selected, Japan
2020
Japan Jewellery Competition_Selected, Japan
2020
Amberif Design Award 2020_Silver Prize, Poland
2019
ITAMI International Jewellery Exhibition_Selected, Japan
2019
19th Silver Triennial_Selected, Germany
2018
Da Dun Fine Art Exhibition_Selected(Category of the Crafts), Taiwan
2015
Golden Pin Design Award_Selected(Crafts and Design), Taiwan
2015
Hsinchu Art Exhibition_Honorable Mention Award(Category of the Crafts), Taiwan