Hsiao's first book entitle, KAREN HSIAO : RUBBER DUCK is pictorial representation of the conscious and unconscious mind. The rubber duck in her book is a primordial symbol shaped by our developmental and psychological patterns in life. The book starts off with childhood, continues into adolescence, and ends with death. It is all together neatly tucked into a colorful yet strangely induced image driven book. Published by Baby Tattoo Books, 2010.
Hsiao. Brightly lit and highly stylized, each piece features