Ryuna Lee

“The sense of identity provides the ability to experience one’s self as something that has continuity and sameness, and to act accordingly. “ by Erik Erikson. Adolescence can be seen as part of the process of psychological and physical changes in teenagers. Their behaviour and thoughts can be innocent yet rebellious. Their mind sometimes can be so unpredictable. It is like a surreal world planted into their mind, so weird it can be totally unknown to the society even by the parents. All those untold feeling hidden within their heart ignite through their actions, truly catastrophic. I creating a world full of sweets and desserts, reimagining the form of the world of my adolescent life, such colourful heaven full of joy, fantasies, but also perplexed and hidden dangers. My paintings came from my own experience as an adolescent that what I have been through during that period. The outcome of my paintings echo the pop art tradition and they embody the quality of comical, whimsical and surreal, which include drawing, collage, oil painting and sculptures.

1996 Born in Rawang, Selangor.
2017 Diploma in Fine Art, Dasein Academy of Art, Kuala Lumpur.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019
Tikitiboo
Suma Orientalis, Selangor

2018
“Thailand and Malaysia Fusion 4” (Sasaran International Art Exhibition)
Galeri Seni Mutiara, George Town, Penang

2017
Finalist for Nando’s Art Initiative Competition, Publika Monsoon Group Art Exhibition
Titikmerah Gallery, Publika, Kuala Lumpur

2016
Futurama Group Exhibitions
Damansara Perfomance Art Centre (DPAC), Kota Damansara, Selangor

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