Diamond in You

Diamond in You No. 1

No.1

No.16

 

Installation View

Light Emitting Diode, IC , Electric wire, Stainless mirror, Iron.

No.1: 179.4 x 163.7 x 45.5 cm

No.16: 75.6 x 70.0 x 20.0 cm

 

 
2010
Courtesy  Buchmann Galerie

 

 

The highest wisdom, enlightened wisdom is called Kongochi in Buddhism. Kongo means diamond and the hardest diamond signifies to shatter hesitation and brings glorious wisdom. Surprisingly, Buddhism preaches that the Kongo, the diamond cannot be acquired from outside but every human holds it naturally.

The work, 'Diamond in You', signifies this inner diamond by LED and stainless mirror and its structure unfolds its inside. All works composed of triangles and LEDs are designed to be perfect semicircular globe by arranging it inward. This semicircular globe is a sign of the inner universe.