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Liang Shaoji's Lonely Cloud is a work of camphor wood covered with silk spun by mulberry silkworms.

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Sopheap Pich's Red Grid is made of bamboo, rattan, burlap and beeswax.

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Oanh Phi Phi created lacquer scopes that project small lacquer paintings onto a screen or wall.

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Liang Shaoji's Broken Landscape is a tapestry of silk that carries within it the cocoons and eggs of the silkworms.

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Manish Nai's Untitled comprises 99 wooden bars wrapped with compressed jute dyed in indigo.

Material world

NTU CCA's excellent new exhibition focuses on art created out of natural materials
Jul 27, 2018 5:50 AM

IN THE LAST 30 years, renowned Chinese artist Liang Shaoji has been spending most of his time on a mountain with mulberry silkworms, learning as much as he can about their lives and habits. To create art, he gently places them on various surfaces and objects, then coaxes them to spin threads

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