22 – 31 January 2021
Tanjong Pagar Distripark

The Two Horns of The Dreamer

Yeo Chee Kiong

2016
Bronze, stainless steel
Edition of 8
30 x 30 x 30 cm

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The two overlapped and juxtaposed faces represent the state of being immersed in dreams. The dreamer closes her eyes, and the dreamy clouds suspends on her forehead like a gorgeous double horn. A balanced yet dynamic composition was created through the pointing cone, like a compass. The portraits are made of bronze. The double horns that represent the dreams are made of stainless steel, highlighting its lightness like floating clouds.

About the Artist

Yeo Chee Kiong (b. 1970) is a contemporary sculptor and installation artist who is fascinated with the language and spatial relationship between object, space and authorship. His work destabilises the familiar notions of spatial proportions and perspectives, whilst examining human conditions in the construction of an extended surreal world.

Throughout his career, Yeo has been bestowed with multiple outstanding awards and commendations. This includes: the NAFA Distinguished Alumni Medal for his outstanding achievement in Singapore art scene (2016), SG50 Commemorative Public Sculpture Competition, National Museum of Singapore (2015), and the JTC Green Core Public Sculpture Open Call (2014).

Thus far, he has held numerous solo exhibitions internationally, such as at Juming Art Museum, Taipei (2017), Ngee Ann Kongsi Galleries, NAFA, Singapore (2016), Cite International Des Arts, Paris (2013), and Richard Koh Fine Art Gallery, Singapore (2011),

Yeo is currently the Visiting Assistant Professor, Sculpture Department, National Taiwan University of Arts.

Yeo will be presenting his works at The Columns Gallery.