Song of Cicada is Chua’s most complex work on the use of symbolic space. The patches of ink represent drifting leaves in an expanse of empty space which serves as a space of imagination where the viewer is invited to imagine and envision experience from within the painting. Physical dimensions of original: 1800 x 3600 mm. (4 parts).
This digital copy © National Library Board Singapore 2008. The original work © Chua Ek Kay, 1995.