Artist Name
Palmer Tan

Household Ordinary Wakes

Year Produced

Medium / Material
Kopitiam Glass Cup, Surgical Scissors, Masking Tape, Washi Tape, Coca Cola Bottle, Dollar, House Keys and Tablespoon

Size of Artwork
“Don’t Talk To Me Till I Have My Kopi [Kopitiam Glass Cup and Surgical Scissors] 11 x 13 x 11cm

Like Father Like Daughter [Masking Tape and Washi Tape] 9.5 x 10.5 x 4.5 cm

I’m on a Diet [Coca Cola Bottle (Unopened. Lesser Volume, Carbonated)] 6 x 6 x 23 cm

SGD One Dollar [Dollar] 4.5 x 4.5 x 1 cm

The Key in the Relationship [House Keys] 10.5 x 2.5 x 1 cm

Spoon Proof [Tablespoon] 14.5 x 3.5 x 1.8 cm”

Artwork Statement

Household Ordinary Wakes is a series of commonplace objects, each with a tag-a-long title of the unique idiosyncrasies of individuals diagnosed with Dementia, striving to portray and honour each owner’s characteristics. Engaging as a remembrance against Dementia, each precise object is conceived from real-life encounters of Dementia patients. Their daily items are assembled into configurations, challenging and impairing conventional logical function, striving to confound the viewer, yet detailing an exclusive manner of their way of life, prompting the audience to reflect on the relationship we have with the items that fill our daily lives.

Under The Woon Brothers Collection

日常用品的普通唤醒是一系列普通家庭物品,每个物品都有一个长长的标题,用来描述被诊断患有痴呆症的个体的独特特质,这种描绘尽最大努力尊重每个主人的特征。 作为对痴呆症的纪念,每个精确的物品都是从痴呆症患者的现实生活中构思出来的。他们的日常用品被组装成配置,挑战和破坏了常规的逻辑功能,力求迷惑观众,但同时又详细描述了他们独特的生活方式,促使观众反思我们与日常生活中的物品之间的关系.