ART Habens Art Review // Special Issue ART Habens Art Review - Special Issue #89 - Page 36

ART Habens Tatawa (Wei Tan) intention itself is already a response to a past experience. Even an artwork based on the lack of emotion carries the emotion of apathy. I strongly believe that art is not made in a vacuum; rather it is part of a very human experience. Therefore in my art I want to expose this indisputable relationship between human experience and our seemingly abstract, non--ÔÇÉhuman artwork. Like everything else, colour is part of the improvisational process. Depending on the moment of choice I may pick a colour that I am drawn to, a colour that I hate, a colour that ruins the painting, or a colour that finishes the painting. My palette is basically limited to the particular set of pastels or paint that I bought in the art store. I am not the type of person who envisions a specific colour and searches everywhere for it or creates it by mixing other colours. I most likely squeeze paint from the tube directly onto the canvas and mix it Special Issue 23 4 05