Creating Art with Food – ‘RED’ Hong Yi

Have you heard about her – Hong Yi (a.k.a. Red), a fellow Malaysian who made headlines in overseas media for her beautiful art?

Who is she?

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Hong Yi, who goes by the nickname ‘Red’, is a Malaysian artist-architect. She was given the nickname because her surname, Hong, sounds like the word ‘red’ in Mandarin. She also loves how a colour can stir up conflicting emotions – one of love and passion, and of danger and sacrifice.

Source: http://www.redhongyi.com/about

Recognition from around the world

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Known as the artist who ‘loves to paint, but not with a paintbrush’, her works have been featured by media around the world including Huffington Post, Wall Street Journal, ABC, CNN, NBC and the Daily Mail.

With her extraordinary artistic genes, she has crafted many delightful masterpieces especially portraits as follows:

(Images of the above, viewed from left to right)

Singer-songwriter Yuna made of thousands of musical notes.
Olympian Lee Chong Wei’s portrait made of 110 shuttlecocks.
Tan Sri Francis Yeoh made of coffee cup stains.

Source: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php

Tedxkl 2013

She will be one of the guest speaker for TedXKL 2013 event which will be held on 3 August 2013. Click event to know more.

Food Art

Creating art with food is one of her art genre. Click here to view the video of how she does it.

Below are a few pieces of her food art portfolio.
(Source: http://www.ohiseered.com/)

Day 24: Louis Vuitton monogram mushrooms!

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Day 27: Kuala Lumpur skyline in my nasi lemak!

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Day 29: Goldfish in my consommé!

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31 Days of Creativity with Food

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She is a young and talented artist who has so many potentials. She is indeed a jewel in our society and it will be a waste if her talent goes unrecognised and unappreciated worldwide.

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