LI YI AN
Nanyang Girls' High School
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2020
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Acrylic on Paper
42 x 59.4 cm

Many people celebrate birthdays joyously as a reminder of how far they’ve come in life, but some others take on a more negative outlook, believing that birthdays are unpleasant reminders of their age or closeness to death. The same things can be interpreted so differently by different people. Likewise, the same elements of bright candles and rainbow cake can be used to represent both a dark, morbid scene, and a bright, cheerful one, depending on how you choose to view them.

Secondary 3
untitled 2020 Acrylic on Paper 42 x 59.4 cm

Many people celebrate birthdays joyously as a reminder of how far they’ve come in life, but some others take on a more negative outlook, believing that birthdays are unpleasant reminders of their age or closeness to death. The same things can be interpreted so differently by different people. Likewise, the same elements of bright candles and rainbow cake can be used to represent both a dark, morbid scene, and a bright, cheerful one, depending on how you choose to view them.