christine wong yap: miniature charcoal ingot

“miniature charcoal ingot”
an extension of Anti-Campfire
A small ingot sculpted by hand from carbon-rich charcoal and binders and housed in a black jewelry box. Ingots vary in size; boxes measure 2.625 x 2.625 x 1.75 inches / 66 x 66 x 44 mm each. Edition of 16.

Christine Wong Yap’s installations, sculptures, multiples and works on paper have been exhibited widely in the San Francisco Bay Area—recently in We have as much time as it takes at the Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art (San Francisco)—and in New York, Los Angeles, Manila, Osaka, London, Newcastle, Manchester and Cumbria (U.K.). Reviews of her work have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Art Practical and S.F. Camerawork.


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