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may 30, 2010

I fly like paper get high like planes

‘I fly like paper get high like planes’ by dawn ng, 2009

‘I fly like paper get high like planes’ is a sculptural installation by artist dawn ng that is composed of hundreds of paper airplanes. the project is based on ng’s interest in the concept of home and the associated feelings of nostalgia and the desire to leave. the identical paper airplanes emanate from a single window, bursting out in a series of streams. ng’s intent is to visually and physically overwhelm the viewer to recreate the powerful feelings she has for home.


‘I fly like paper get high like planes’ by dawn ng, 2009

‘I fly like paper get high like planes’ by dawn ng, 2009

‘I fly like paper get high like planes’ by dawn ng, 2009

‘I fly like paper get high like planes’ by dawn ng, 2009

‘I fly like paper get high like planes’ by dawn ng, 2009

  • maybe also useful to know that it’s a lyric from a song by m.i.a., “paper planes”.

    alex says:
  • i like it

    surasekk says:
  • hmm, not sure she entirely understood what the lyric means…

    lol says:
  • LOVE IT!! very poetic work!!!

    yomomo says:
  • Love it!

    Elsa says:
  • Wow….

    nav says:
  • it looks cool, but her interpretation of MIA’s song is totally off.

    bridgette says:
  • This is pretty awesome! Giving me some cool ideas thanks.

    Reinaldo Valentin says:
  • Creatively enough!

    MirashDesign says:
  • nice one! well done Dawn Ng 🙂

    Casey Chen says:
  • Very good…..I don’t think she ‘misinterpreted’ the lyric though, I’m sure understood what it meant. I think she’s just taking an idea and turning it into something new – isn’t that what art is after all.


    Rosa Too Gallant says:
  • Amazing concept, Ng. Looks peaceful.

    June says:
  • i am just a kid but i still have a few words for this amazing artwork, those are cool, awesome, the best, and amazing.

    ian says:
  • I am so amazed! wow brilliant art..I love it:)

    shoppy sy says:
  • me encantó!!! una sensación de belleza, equilibrio, libertad y fuerza!! Te felicito!!!

    malí says:

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