Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Press Release for PLATES

PLATES “Origin of Flesh” is Karen Hsiao’s newest body of work. These PLATES are morphological studies of the architecture in organisms and the human body. Her subjects undergo the influence of physical and moral modifications both in respect of its euphoric and aesthetic qualities. The subject conforms and shapes their body to a secondary layer of skin, infusing living tissue into inanimate intercellular substances adapting themselves into rare and valuable specimens.


  1. These are awesome, I feel like a few of them are inside the womb

    David Y-W

  2. Thank you David! There are a bit of symbolism woven into the paintings, glad you noticed.