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River to Ocean

“River To Ocean”, seeing who you are while flowing your way. It combines Kou’s textile work with Nie's 3D wearable sculptures that resemble splashing liquid frozen in time. The models were Nie's 3D design and sculptures as hats, vests, and decorations on their shoes. The wearable sculptures mimic different forms in moments of how water drops on flowers or collide with rocks. This concept is a metaphor to illustrate the moment in life that one who finally finds a true self throughout his/her past experiences. To wear it in the body is a healing journey and also a form of newborn.

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Quilling is a paper roll art technique that uses paper strips to make circles, curves by curling and folding, paste them on cardboard to present the 3D effect of the work. This work of art used 1 cm wide colored paper strips, to make large and small rolls to draw lines with dots, draw surfaces with lines, make dense paper rolls through a variety of permutations and combinations of size, shape, color contrast. She tried various methods to find a way that can express gradient colors, and finally made this rolled paper work break the paper's restrictions on gradient colors.

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Turtle Granting, Colorful Silk Granting, Safety Granting. The unsophisticated Penghu inherits the emotions of generations and collective memories over the past hundred years. The veins of the turtles are portrayed with the wave patterns, meaning that every struggling fisherman on the sea can ride the waves to come back safely. The colorful stacking and clustering represent the richness of marine resources, praying that this island and ocean can forever coexist and prosper, and hoping that through praying over the crystal ball everyone wishes can come true.

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Supplement of Original

White veins in river stones lead to random patterns on the surfaces. The selection of certain river stones and their arrangement transforms these patterns into symbols, in form of Latin letters. This is how words and sentences are created when stones are in the right position next to each other. Language and communication arise and their signs become a supplement to what is already there.

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The dynamic arc adds a simple flavor to the chaotic city. Two spheres are placed at the bottom of both sides to make the arc have tension. The sphere itself has the desire to occupy the surrounding space, which makes it possible to think whether the curvature of the arc is caused by the two spheres. The elegant lines add a sense of interest and beauty to the square city.

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Shining in Wisdom and Glory

Shining in Wisdom and Glory is adopts the shapes and colors of the Taiwan police badge as its creative metaphorical elements for manifest the nature of the Police. It is the job of the Police to maintain public order and security, to prevent the society from any possible harm. The panoramic image is the bird view on the city of infinite expansion to embody the vigorousness and justice of the Police. Its the mission and vision of the Police. Cabochon mirror in the center of the picture, which like a big eye is always caring and guarding the city.

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