Above Second is proud to present the works of Cara To, a dark ethereal world where her visions of enchanted animals come alive. The figures, animated from the shades of her childhood dreams and nightmares, dart back and forth from the shadows. Tangled in fear, Cara felt caught in a vicious circle that translated into an obsession with repetition and connections, stringing from anywhere to anything.
In the exhibition, most of her work is produced on the warm and inviting surface of wood. Some of these wood objects were mostly found in abandoned spaces, featuring bedplates from forty‐year‐old cage houses and old Chinese vintage doors that have been colored by time and history. They have been given a new life through Cara’s attention and care. She marks her added presence through another layer of neon strings, nailed to the wood in a geometric pattern.
Cara To “Drowning in Dreams”
Date: August 9th – August 31st, 2013
Opening hours: 13:00 – 19:00
Closed on Sunday, Monday
Opening reception: August 9th 19:00 – 22:00
Place: Above Second
Address: 31 Eastern St, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
Tel: +852 3483 7950
Text: Satsuki Miyanishi