mike hj chang

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Enlarged Nerves is an ongoing project that was initially research—to document, sketch, and record for upcoming drawings and paintings. The images below are work-in-progress and notes that explores the motifs and forms:distorted landscape, melancholy figures, and celestial bodies.

"Earlier this year I was diagnosed by an ophthalmologist that I have enlarged nerves in the back of my eyes and it is an early sign of glaucoma. From then I started thinking about the relationship between eye and hand, optics and forms, sight and reality, and whether or not it is possible to depict nakedness of the thing..."

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