Shell Creature

Ocean Objects

Shell Creature

Story:

Shell Creature

story by Anna Grasskamp

What is this? Is it a dragon? A koala bear? This story is about a beast made of shells. It relates to local traditions of shell usage in southern Chinese art and architecture. At the same time, it is embedded in global traditions of shell craftsmanship. This story is part of a series. supported and funded by: Research Grants Council Hong Kong (GRF 12603017).

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