‘In much of my childhood I functioned in a system of homogenization, my experiences blurred and obscured from the next child’s. My drawings recall the powerful, fragile, beautiful and bitter memories of breaking away from obscurity. Often they also revel in the frivolity of adolescence and in the bittersweet longing for a life of simple pleasure an adult can only fantasize about.
‘In the last two years her work has more specifically addressed the many stereotypes, categorizations and consequent humor within the representations of the Asian women in the popular media. The depiction and translation of the Asian woman into fantastic objects, influences the contemporary image of Asian women. ‘Our conflicts are now actualized and we wonder how and what we have to do to match up to the images and icons created for us.’
In her work Su-en Wong makes comparisons between the imagery in the public domain and her own ideas and reflections.
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