Unformatted text preview: is a very important number in the Chinese culture. It symbolizes luck and a sort of cycle, comparable to the twelve months in a year. This piece is supposed to represent a temple of heaven. I think this idea is conveyed by the simplicity and colors. The installation is all done in neutral colors: black, white, grey, and the brown from the wood in the chairs and tables. It does seem very inviting and although there are many characters on the walls, it still seems very peaceful. The twelve chairs also have television monitors in them with a video film of heaven. I feel like this element seems like it would be very obvious, but just looking at the installation, it is easy to glance over....
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- Fall '08
- human hair, Wenda Gu, United Nations Monument