| MicroOptasia I & II | MicroOptasia III |

MicroOptasia I, II & III
167.100, 122.400 and 181,800 silver drawing pins on transparent PVC (respectively)
276 x 286 cm, 300 x 200 cm and 343 x 284 cm approx. (respectively)
2013 - 2014

Micro:
Extremely small.
Minute in scope or capability.

Optasia:
The act of exhibiting one's self to view.
A sight, a vision, an appearance presented to one whether asleep or awake.

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Optics have revolutionised human visual perception and Sozou is particularly intrigued by the composition of optical instruments because they were primarily made by simple contraptions using mirrors and magnifying lenses.

In her work, she maintains the honesty and aesthetics of simple materials and explore their 'micro-macro' elements, as well as their reflective and distortive qualities, as metaphors for the workings of the visual system.

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