Diagrams document my transition from a theory of optimism and pessimism, through research on emotions and happiness, towards the importance of modest ambitions such as cheap and cheerful pleasures.
Caption: Christine Wong Yap, Cheap and Cheerful #1–10, 2009, neon and glitter pen, 11.625 x 7.75 inches / 29.5 x 45 cm. Produced in the Breathe Residency at the Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (formerly Chinese Arts Centre).
Learn more about my residency findings and projects in Everyday Ambition: Forays into Optimism and Pessimism (PDF).
2018–2019 social practice, mixed media