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The Essentialists Exhibition


Artist Statement

Artist Name: Ronald Lam

Title: Hey! Over Here!

Medium: Digital video

Size/Dimension: 4 minutes and 27 seconds

Year: 2020


Artist Statement:

Communication, many people say, is one of the key indicators of a prosperous relationship. But, what about the case between humans and nature? A number of us fumble around trying to express ourselves, articulating our thoughts and emotions. How then is it best to communicate with nature? And what point of view are we coming from, a human-centric or nature-centric perspective?