My Grandma and I

Austin Chia | 4T 2015 | Ink on paper

In the making of this artwork, Austin faces the fear of losing his grandmother as she ages gracefully. With the usage of Chinese character 爱(love) and 怕(fear), using the former to construct his grandmother’s face and the latter for his self-portraits. Amplifying the love he has for her and the fear he is facing.