Ian Carlo JAUCIAN
Born in the Philippines in 1986; lives and works in the Philippines.
An artist and writer, Jaucian presents his works mainly in the Philippines, but also overseas. He is interested in the natural sciences, and produces paintings, sculptures, and mechanically moving artworks. While an artist-in-residence at the Akiyoshidai International Artist’s Village in Yamaguchi Prefecture, he released the Dark Matter series (2014), interactive works that incorporated sci-fi elements. In 2015, he created Wet Planty, a machine that turns towards light sources and automatically waters plants. In his research in Kenpoku, he focused on the area’s old geological strata, especially in its stones. At KENPOKU ART 2016, he will be exhibiting stones that emit light with the viewers’ involvement.