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Dave Harrison Chua The Ebb and Flow of the Subconscious Mind

Work by Dave Harrison Chua, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Dave Harrison Chua, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Dave Harrison Chua, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Dave Harrison Chua, ARTEXPRESS 2022

My body of work represents the relationship between teenagers’ feelings and our recent experiences: the impact of COVID-19 (lockdown, restrictions), floods, and the overall pressure we all go through in our HSC years. I explored the turmoil teens experience through devices such as the time management dummy guide and, most importantly, through water. The title refers to both the physical flow of water and how the mind runs during stressful experiences, drowning from the pressure, from the hectic, stressful world around us. Then, in the same way as the tide falls, you reflect on the past and pick yourself up.

Influencing artists
Katsushika Hokusai
Takashi Murakami
Studio Ghibli

School

St Marys Senior High School

ARTEXPRESS year

2022

HSC year

2021

Process diary

Work by Dave Harrison Chua, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Dave Harrison Chua, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Dave Harrison Chua, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Dave Harrison Chua, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Dave Harrison Chua, ARTEXPRESS 2022