My First Teddy (I)

Photography & Performance, Montreal, 2015

 

Chun Hua Catherine Dong collected stuffed animals, cut their mouths one by one and took portraits of them

Chun Hua Catherine Dong collected stuffed animals, cut their mouths one by one and took portraits of them

Chun Hua Catherine Dong collected stuffed animals, cut their mouths one by one and took portraits of them

Chun Hua Catherine Dong collected stuffed animals, cut their mouths one by one and took portraits of them

Chun Hua Catherine Dong collected stuffed animals, cut their mouths one by one and took portraits of them

Chun Hua Catherine Dong collected stuffed animals, cut their mouths one by one and took portraits of them

Chun Hua Catherine Dong collected stuffed animals, cut their mouths one by one and took portraits of them

Chun Hua Catherine Dong collected stuffed animals, cut their mouths one by one and took portraits of them

I collected used stuffed animals, taking portraits of them. I cut their mouths, taking portrait of them. Finally, I sewed different mouths into different animals, taking portraits of them again.

for more info about performance, please visit
http://chunhuacatherinedong.com/portfolio/my-first-teddy-ii/
for more info about animal portraits after exchanging their mouths, please visit
http://chunhuacatherinedong.com/portfolio/my-first-teddy-iii/

photo courtesy of the artist