By Yeo Chee Kiong
Material : Fibre-glass reinforced resin
Location : Jurong East Central (Open Field beside Jurong Regional Library)
Duration : Temporary
Collection : Public Art Trust
Dimensions : 1.8m x 1.8m x 1.8m
One Cubic Jurong invites 16 participants to be standing on a blue platform of a Chinese Calligraphic character ‘prosperous’ (pronounced as ‘Yu’, which is also the first of the two Chinese characters of Jurong ”裕廊”), to form a “perfect” cube by trying to achieve “equality” through negotiating their standing heights.
One Cubic Jurong was commissioned as part of the Larger than Life: The Unspoken Histories of Jurong Neighbourhood public art showcase by the Public Art Trust in patnership with the National Arts Council's Arts In Your Neighbourhood programme. The artwork was displayed from 9 November 2017 - 28 January 2018.
About the Artist
Yeo Chee Kiong (b. 1970) is a contemporary sculptor and installation artist who is fascinated with the language and spatial relationship between object, space and authorship. His work destabilises the familiar notions of spatial proportions and perspectives, whilst examining the human conditions in the construction of an extended surreal world.