Be-Longing, Eighteen (Yihan) Yuan, Metalsmithing ’23


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    2.5 x 6 feet

    Steel, Copper, Enamel, Magnet, Silver, Soap, Paper, Red Threads, Cement, Paint

    Installation/ Wall Piece. Including 5 pieces of wearable brooches and 3 Pieces of objects. Connect with a 2.5 x 6 feet steel board by magnet.


    Landscape reminds you of the place that you want to belong to
    Something you feel, and you identify the feeling of belonging
    A tombstone for the loss of home
    A mystery of strangeness and familiarity
    A place which built your personality
    A place you miss but fear to return to
    A piece of paper about where you were, and where you are

    This work is available for pre-order, with anticipated availability date of July 15th. Buyers will be contacted to complete payment when the work is available for purchase and pick up/shipping. 

    Item is located in Birmingham, MI. Local pickup available. Shipping unavailable.

    Eighteen (Yihan) Yuan is a metalsmith and jeweler born in China. She moved to the United States and received her BFA from State University of New York at New Paltz in Metal in 2020, and then attended Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan.
    Obsessed with rocks, she constructs and fabricates sculptural jewelry that explores the reflection of human sentiment in nature through the connection of jewelry and body. By introducing narrative materials, such as ties, soap ends, maps, her work evoke the audience to feel the feeling of love, loss and belonging attentively.