suckerPUNCH: Describe your project.
XIE zhang: The sculpture is conceived by manipulating the lunar craters’ geometry. The diversity of depths for each concavity generates different lengths and curvatures, allowing a smooth transformation from surface to tentacles. The process of growing which results in forms and patterns implies a metaphorical analogy that a lifeless form being infected and eroded by organism, a chaotic betweenness of organic and inorganic.
sP: What or who influenced this project?
Xz: Erick Cárcamo, Ali Rahim.
sP: What were you reading/listening to/watching while developing this project?
Xz: Ghost in the Shell, Matrix.
sP: Whose work is currently on your radar?
Xz: Zaha, UNstudio.