Nicolette Tiongson : capstone
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My artwork is defined by both elegance and strength. I come from a mixed background of European and Asian descent, and I take inspiration from traditional narratives, architecture, and the royal families of each continent. In my metalwork, I trace my maternal heritage through various countries in Europe. Each piece embodies the spirit of a specific city, and through each piece I take the viewer on a journey through time to places beyond the sea. This interest in my personal genealogy coincides with my research in fibers, in which I explore my paternal heritage through studying traditional costumes ...