Inspired by volcanic eruptions and cosmic explosions, I suspend thousands of beads of lava stone on golden thread to create a work of art that embodies the beauty and power of the universe.
Volcanic eruptions and cosmic explosions are two of the most awe-inspiring natural phenomena. They both represent the power of creation and destruction, and it is this interplay that I seek to capture in my installation. The lava beads symbolize the remnants of past eruptions and explosions, while the golden thread represents the energy and force that holds everything together. Together, they evoke the mystery and wonder of the cosmos.
“Just as volcanic activity destroys landscapes only to create new, fertile land, and the collapse of astronomical clouds leads to the birth of new stars, Yan’s installation represents the moment where all past experiences collide to form a burst of infinite possibilities.” -Chao Dan
The use of lava beads symbolizes the remnants of past eruptions and explosions, while the golden thread represents the energy and force that holds everything together. The installation invites viewers to contemplate the universe and the forces that shape it, and it serves as a reminder of the interconnectedness of all things. The golden thread symbolizes the connect ion of everything in the universe, reminding us that our actions have a ripple effect that can shape the world around us.