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Jonathan Lin Confined

Work by Jonathan Hsiu-Wei Lin, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Jonathan Hsiu-Wei Lin, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Jonathan Hsiu-Wei Lin, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Jonathan Hsiu-Wei Lin, ARTEXPRESS 2022

My body of work is a series of self-portraits representing the experience of isolation in a domestic setting. The work is set within the home, a place where one should feel a sense of warmth and comfort, but instead each photograph expresses disconnection and discomfort. My use of chiaroscuro and a moody monochromatic colour palette is intended to invoke a sensation of eeriness for the viewer, and to prompt an emotional response defined by the association of one’s personal experiences and memories. In a way Confined is both a personal and collective experience for all. 

Influencing artists:
Jacques-Louis David
Paolo Emanuele Barretta
Johannes Vermeer
Caravaggio

School

Macarthur Anglican School

ARTEXPRESS year

2022

HSC year

2021

Process diary

Work by Jonathan Lin, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Jonathan Lin, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Jonathan Lin, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Jonathan Lin, ARTEXPRESS 2022