COVERED GARDEN WALKWAY AND PAGODA 2022 WITH THREE TRADITIONAL CHINESE TABLES (PAIR OF ROSEWOOD ALTAR TABLES c.1910, HARDWOOD SIDE TABLE c.1700-1800S); EARTHENWARE BURIAL JAR c.300-400S, STONEWARE FUNERARY URN, 265-317 AD. MANN-TATLOW COLLECTION OF ASIAN ART. PHOTO: BY THE ArtHitects – TAASA Review June 2022
Important from an Asian perspective was the integration of diverse Asian practices and objects into the immersive experience of the Pavilion.
In drawing together geographically, culturally and temporally unrelated objects and concepts within a teasingly ambiguous space, the artists generated exciting new synergies.
Their sophisticated and sensitive awareness of diverse elements from different cultures reflects the currents of change, adaptation and ‘evolving aesthetics’ (Online catalogue: 10) shaping their own vision and those of the broader community. A pavilion is synonymous with views of landscape and garden...