Sim Sim is a vietnamese artist based mostly in France. His drawings discover the concept of melancholia and recollections that form his life. Via his physique of labor, he seeks to convey the inherent vacancy and longing that loneliness can evoke. To create such moods, he depicts his topics in day by day commute, nocturnal and neon lights. “My artwork is an homage to the sentiments of isolation one can expertise in a metropolis”.
Like a window of his ideas, feelings and experiences, he primarily makes use of a sketchbook as a diary to seize the fragility of recollections.
Drawing is his approach of preserving an indelible mark on his mind and immortalizing all these moments by a bodily kind. “Flipping by my sketchbook, I can relive all of the scenes like a vivid reminiscence! It’s like watching a film about my life”
With charcoal and pastel, he recreates these analog and cinematic emotions. “It’s fascinating how one can create such a visible with simply mud of colours. It creates shapes, lights and eventually life.”