Shan Shan Mok - Shan Shan 6th Series Travelling and Settling
Shan Shan Mok (AUS)
Shan Shan 6th Series Travelling and Settling

conceptual work



‘Shan Shan’ is my Chinese name; the word ‘Shan’ means coral in Chinese. This series is inspired by the planulae (coral larva) travelling and settling phenomenon in coral ecology. It is a metaphor for my own travelling and settling experiences.

This series explores the effect of cultural differences in our life experiences through short term travel and long term settlement: the ‘hybridity’ of cultural difference experiences acting on a person.

It is also about the interactions between the choices we make in life in relation to our surroundings; it is a process of ‘facticity and transcendence’.

This artwork starts from my personal experiences. I have created a special space and environment, and it will be completed when it is linked to the personal memories and imagination of the wearer or viewer.

This series is a set of interchangeable jewellery; they are different little brooches that can attach to either rings or the other jewellery relate to body.








Shan Shan Mok - Shan Shan 6th Series Travelling and Settling Shan Shan Mok - Shan Shan 6th Series Travelling and Settling

Shan Shan Mok - Shan Shan 6th Series Travelling and Settling Shan Shan Mok - Shan Shan 6th Series Travelling and Settling