VERNACULAR by Song Kang
The term ‘vernacular’ tends to correlate with all things commonplace; however, in the architectural sense, the ‘vernacular’ exemplifies human’s abilities to adapt to their surroundings and build with their environments. This series explores the symbiotic relationship between the vernacular home and the environmental context in which it exist.
“Sand and Stone”, “Wood”, “Stick and Straw”
Materials: wood, plaster, paper mache, fiber, recyclable plastics and paper goods
Song Kang is an Illustrator and 3D artist based in Portland, Oregon.She combines her interests in structure and texture to create a playful and tactile experience with her works: aiming to create narrative and dream-like images that become a scavenger hunt to find familiar things. Flat or dimensional, her works inform the other; where drawings inspire the sculptures and the sculptures redefine the image.