Terence Koh

These Decades that We Never Sleep, Black Drums

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These Decades that We Never Sleep, Black Drums
Terence Koh
These Decades that We Never Sleep, Black Drums
2004
drum kit, paint, ropes from a ship found after midnight, black wax, plaster, vegetable matter, crushed insect parts, artist`s blood and cum
Stool, 50 x 30cm
100 x 163 x 100cm
Terrence Koh’s sculptures are born of queer youth culture and luxurious decadence. Exuding a magnetic sensuality, These Decades that We Never Sleep, Black Drums is an object of obsession, its ebony coils trailing with enticement, visually echoing waves of noise. Luring with its swarthy depths, …Black Drums creates a suggestive void: of memory and fantasy, drawing connotations of art history, gothic subculture, and fetish gear. Using raw materials of cloth, metal, and plaster, Koh’s sculpture beacons with tactility, mirroring yearning and loss as physical desire.

     
 


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