520 Day 2019: “Love You, Miss You” Handmade Saga Seed Resin Jewellery

“I love you so mad so mad. And I miss you so bad so bad.” Celeste Koh #190520# Today is 520 Day! It is the second unofficial Valentine’s Day widely celebrated by couples in China after the western holiday. The date “520” was chosen as a couple day because “520” sounds somewhat similar to 我爱你 […]

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#51 Monthsary: Kongsoonie Sheep Taeng

“Your first mistake was thinking that I am one of your sheep.” @100XSUCCESS / “A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves.” Edward R. Murrow #190429# On 30th March, my siblings and I went on the Floating Donut boat ride at Clifford Pier as a little celebration for my brother’s birthday that fell […]

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4th Anniversary #2: When Our Two Ships Finally Meet

“Put two ships in the open sea, without wind or tide, and, at last, they will come together.” Jules Verne (as quoted in the Aquaman movie) #190406# I call this a replacement painting for my previous one 4TH ANNIVERSARY: PDA OF TWO LOVE BIRDS. That painting was badly damaged with a large hole in the […]

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Taeyeon’s Diary: “Four Seasons” A Song About Her Relationship With Music

27 March 2019 난 처음에 전혀 공감할 수 없었고 내 이야기가 아니라고 생각했을 뿐더러 억지로 짜맞추려 하기까지 하며 나름의 노력을 했음에도 여전히 내 경험과 배경과는 다르다고 느꼈어 근데 지금 갑자기 사계를 들으며 번쩍 떠오르는 것이 내가 서른이 될 때까지 그 동안 내 인생에 가장 큰 비중을 차지했던 음악과 나의 이야기가 아닐까 하는 생각이 드네 지금의 […]

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[Poem] The Lighthouse Keeper

Tired of waiting I can choose to sail my ship towards you Defy all odds No matter how stormy the seas would be Or I can be patient Just be a lighthouse keeper Dutifully shining my light For you who are out in the open sea Guiding you back home To me who is right […]

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#50 Monthsary: Fly High, My Flying Piggie Nose Taeng

“My nostrils flare when I sing, so what? At least I can sing with a powerful, melodious voice and you can’t!” Celeste’s rebuttal to anti-fan’s comment on behalf of Kim Taeyeon #190329# This idea actually has been lurking around in my backup list of artwork ideas for months or even years since 2017. Recently, I […]

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Love Signs From Taenggu: When Traces Of Inspirations From The Snow Globe, My Artworks And All My Other Favourite Things Appeared In Her New “Four Seasons” Music Video

#190326# In Taenggu’s music video for her new single “Four Seasons” released just last Friday, I found many elements, particularly the props that were used, very personally relatable. From the snow globe which I’ve been talking about lately to my own artworks, the music video contains so much resemblance of the objects or living things […]

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Love Diary: Treasures Found Their Way To Me

31st January & 2nd February 2019 On 15th January, I published the post The Journey To Taenggu (Poem) + Story Behind A Special Snow Globe From 2013. I wrote about the story behind a special “向左走·向右走 (A Chance of Sunshine)” snow globe which Taenggu shared on her instagram in 2013 and how it was involved […]

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