CHOO (b. 1990, Singapore) is known for her interdisciplinary approach to photography, video and installation. Her work depicts identifiable moments and characters within contemporary urban society suggesting a plethora of private and often solitary narratives. The artist is concerned with the gaze of the flaneur, voyeurism and the uncanny.
Choo lives and works in Singapore. She completed her MFA at the Slade School of Fine Art in London in 2015.
She was short-listed for the Sovereign Asian Art Prize (2017 & 2014). She was the winner of the 2014 Worldwide Photography Awards Summer Award (USA) and the 2013 ICON de Martell Cordon Bleu Photography Award (Singapore). Her works have exhibited internationally including LOOP Video Fair, Barcelona (2018); Yeo Workshop, Singapore (Jan2018); LOOP Video Fair, Barcelona (2017); during the Venice Biennale (2017), National Gallery Singapore (2016), Singapore Art Museum (2015); National Museum of Singapore (2014); Nordart (Germany, 2013); Pinyin Photography Festival (China, 2013); Santa Fe International New Media Festival (New Mexico, USA, 2013). Her works are collected by both private individuals and public institutions including Singapore Art Museum, The Arts Club London - Permanent Collection, Simmons & Simmons International and DLA Piper International.
‘Wear You All Night’ by Maike Moncayo - May 2017
'Art of the Rehearsal' by curator Louis Ho, Singapore - May 2017
Public & Private Collections
Singapore Art Museum
National Museum of Singapore
The Arts Club, London
Simmons & Simmons International
DLA Piper International