Ashley Yeo

Effulgence  (2013)

Hand-cut paper

Variable dimensions

Photo credit : Ashley Yeo

Arbitrary metrics II (2015)

Hand-cut paper

8 x 8 x 4 cm

Photo credit : Ashley Yeo

I’m here  (2015)

Hand cut paper

3.5 x 3.5 x 3.5 cm

Photo credit : Ashley Yeo

Ashley’s practice is founded from drawing. Her works have been reflections from the epidemics of visual culture and the complexity of human condition. Encompassing drawings, installation and sculpture, she displays and deconstructs weariness and heaviness from a modern world.

 

Ashley’s work discusses the limitation of spoken words, underlining pain and longing within a highly dense population and its increasing reliance of technology for distractions.

 

Within her art practice, she attempts to communicate and push forth kindness and equanimity, introducing lightness and encouraging slowness amidst the world of instant gratification and increasing pressure. Through creating works intimately, she seeks slowness and to repair loss of experience. She works within a construct of creating depth and curiosity. 

 

 

Ashley Yeo

yakka.ashley@gmail.com

www.yeoashley.net

 

Born 1990, Singapore.

 

MA in Fine Art, 2012 Chelsea College of Art & Design, London.

BA in Fine Art, 2011 LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore.

 

Ashley was the recipient of the 2011 LASALLE Award of Academic Excellence and has actively participated in group exhibitions in Singapore since 2010. Her work has been presented in Thailand, USA, Turkey, UK and Germany, and she has participated in artist residency programmes in China, USA and Norway. 

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