Compound Installation by Sopheap Pich for Singapore Biennale 2011.Cambodian artist Sopheap Pich’s sculptures respond to and connect with his surroundings. After training in the United States and France, Pich returned to Cambodia and began using local materials such as rattan, bamboo and burlap that are primarily used in craft and agriculture.
These images mark the occasion of the 1999 Venice Biennale installation, myein. the image is a reflection of the artist in the multiple layers glass that were stacked in preparation for the construction of a gridded wall across the entire facade of the United States Pavilion in Venice. Recorded at five minute intervals, the series documented the shifting weather seen through the newly uncovered pavilion skylights.