Title: Healing Through Brutality Materials: Mixed media installation Description: It was while I was working on this piece that I realized why I indulged in horror and gore films as a child – because there was a lot of hate and unforgiveness in me which I was unaware of. In retrospect, I recognize this interest to be […]
About Marie Toh
I draw, poke and cut things.
I guess drawing, or creating things (be it embroidery or paper cut outs), has just always been a medium that spoke to me to express myself when I cannot find the right words to say. It is also a means for me to spend time with God, through the meditative process, I feel I can quieten my heart and hear His voice clearer. In some sense, the works I make are the conversations between God and I.
People believe being an artist is a title we give ourselves or seek external validation to get. But for me, being an artist is a calling; a privilege to have. I did not choose to be an artist, but chose to listen to the calling that God placed in my heart.
Entries by Marie Toh
We all face circumstances in life that sometimes threaten to overwhelm us. It could be an illness we are fighting, struggles in our studies, the endless job search, suffering, loss and so on.
Sometimes we find it difficult to understand why we are going through these things, which bring along with them immense pain.
Over time, these experiences become permanent marks in our lives – etched in our very fibres, embroidered into our flesh.
Title: Out of the Box Materials: Pencil on paper Description: An illustrated story — with no words. Done in Collaboration with YMI What to know what the story is about? Click here. Find out more about the illustrator. Read 5 Minutes with the Illustrator FULL ILLUSTRATED STORY If you’ve been inspired or blessed by this […]
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