Lift

18’7” x 33’8” x 24’10”

Cast stone, wood pole, cable, and earth

2007

 

 

Su-Chen Hung

Born: 1955

Birth City, State, Country: Kaohsiung City, Taiwan

Currently resides (City & State): San Francisco, CA

Undergraduate School/year/degree:

Tunghai University, Taiwan, BA, Sociology, 1974

Graduate School/year/degree: San Francisco Art Institute, 1981, BFA

San Francisco Art Institute, 1985, MFA

 

Selected Exhibitions:

National Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung City, Taiwan, 2008

Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei City, Taiwan, 2008

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA 2007

 

Selected Collections:

Self-Portrait in Rock, Franconia Sculpture Park, 2005

Water Spells, Wastewater Treatment Plant, Phoenix, AZ, 2003

Welcome, San Francisco Airport, 2000

 

Selected Awards:

Kala Art Institute Fellowship, Berkeley, CA, 2006

Crescordia Award for Excellent Environmental Art in Public Places, Phoenix, 2002

California Arts Council Artist Fellowship in New Genre, 2001

 

 

 

 

Artist Statement:

Lift is an outdoor installation, consisting of a 30-foot diameter chunk of soil lifted and suspended 18 inches off the ground.
It is a piece of our earth uprooted and held aloft and precariously connected to its former place on the planet.