The Hong Yi portraits of Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi has been made by way of flowers. This assortment of petals has been dyed red here by the artist who is now best known for the exceptionally unusual materials that she works with.
Yi was inspired to make this exhibit upon watching a movie based on Kyi's experience as a marginalized activist. She consequently gathered an array of carnations and used them to produce this lifelike arrangement. Together the stems give way to Kyi's features, instantly recognizable for those familiar with the political icon. The buds are held in plastic cups here, enabling Yi to get her usual knack for precision across.
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