BOWEN ZHOU

SPACE & SENSE

 

2017 - 2022

Works from 2020 to 2021 respond to industrial living, working, and commercial environments. The three works highlight functions and design choices within structural spaces in the U.S. and question the role urban spaces take in shaping human behaviors.

Interactive works from 2017 to 2021 highlight the power dynamics and emotional intricacies that exist in human's daily interactions. 

 

ORDERS, 2022

The "Order" series are two works that are a crystallization of the artist's research and documentation in Athens on the ways in which meanings in structures are given, transferred, taken, reconstructed, and created. The resulting works allude to themes of facade, power, white as a color, and consumerism in the construction of homes.

SEE

 

2017-2018

Spatial paintings explore the boundaries of feel and touch through sight. The artist manipulates two-dimensional space to create associations and meanings.

 

WATCH

 

2021

An exploration of the layers of facade and meaning in the constructed homes. 

A story about humans' relationship with dreams, ambition, and the unconquered territory of space.

ON DISPLACEMENT

2020-2022

The artist's personal reflection on the feelings of loss, regret, and detachment as a part of the larger immigration story of separation from home and family.

ON CULTURAL STATES

2017

Works reflecting designed cultural phenomenons in U.S. China, and the larger global sphere.