BIOGRAPHY

1990                  Born in Singapore

2009-2013      Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography & Digital Imaging (first class honours), Nanyang Technological University; School of Art, Design and Media, Singapore 

2013-2015      MFA Fine Art Media, Slade School of Fine Art, University of London    

2015-                Lives & works in Singapore

 

SELECTED AWARDS

2017          Top 30 - Sovereign Asian Art Prize, Hong Kong

2016          Gold Award - Professional Fine Art (Digitally Enhanced Category), PX3 Prix de la Photographie, Paris

2015          Jury Selection - Arts Division, 19th Japan Media Arts Festival, Japan

                    First Prize - Moving Image - Collage, Moscow International Photo Awards, Moscow

2014          Finalist - Sovereign Asian Art Prize, Hong Kong

                    Winner - Latitude Festival 2014; The Big Screen Film Gallery, UK

                    Winner - Worldwide Photography Awards Summer Award (Fine Art Category), USA

2013          Gold Medal Award - Lee Kuan Yew Gold Medal Award; Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

                    Winner - Kwek Leng Joo Prize for Excellence in Still Photography, Singapore

                    Winner - 4th Pollux Awards: The Worldwide Photography Gala Awards (Photographer of the Year, Professional Section: Fine Art Category), Europe

                    First Prize - 33rd Annual College and High School Photography Contest; Photographer’s Forum, Santa Barbara, USA

                    First Prize - ICON de Martell Cordon Bleu Photography Award, Singapore                        

 

SELECTED COMMISSIONS

2018 We Stop to Watch the World Go By, Peranakan Museum, Singapore

2016           Art of the Rehearsal, National Museum of Singapore (Gallery 10), Singapore

2014           Waiting for the Elevator, Esplanade – National Day Celebrations - Theatres on the Bay, Jendela Visual Arts Space, Singapore

                    He Paused, Looked Over And Said; ICON de Martell Cordon Bleu Photography Exhibition 2014, Stamford Gallery, National Museum of Singapore, Singapore

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 Consecutive Breaths, LOOP Barcelona with A.I. Gallery

Accelerated Intimacy, Yeo Workshop, Singapore

2016         Flights of Mind, PMQ Building, Hong Kong

2015        From Across the Road, A.I., London

2013        Possessions, Galerie Sogan & Art, Singapore

                   Private Space; The Hidden Dimension, The Immersive Room at the Institute for Media Innovation, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

2012        Disillusioned: A Conversation between Photography and Painting, Galerie Sogan and Art, Singapore

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 AsiaNow Paris - Special Projects Section, presented by S.E.A Focus

The Unsettled Dust, Short Film Festival, Centre of Contemporary Art, Glasgow [POSTPONED]

Cinerama: Art and the Moving Image in Southeast East, Singapore Art Museum

2017       Personal Structures: Open Borders, European Cultural Centre (organised by GAA Foundation) in the context of 57th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

                 Supernatural, Gajah Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

                 Nordart 2017, Kunstwerk Carlshütte, Büdelsdorf, Germany

2016       Daegu Photo Biennale, South Korea

                  Staging Film: the relation of space & image in video art, Busan Museum of Art, South Korea

2015        Zoe, the Art of the Alchemist -an Augmented Reality exhibition, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

2014        3rd International Biennial of Fine Art and Documentary Photography, Municipal Heritage Museum, Malaga, Spain

                  The Society’s 157 International Print Exhibition, organized by The Royal Photographic Society, Berkeley Gallery, Greenwich Heritage Centre, Woolwich, London

                  Ghost on Wire, Bermondsey Project Space, London

                  The Logic of Failure, 2902 Gallery, Singapore

                  Best of CHB: A curated selection of best video works in the past 6 years, Moholy-Nagy Galerie, Collegium Hungarium Berlin, Germany

                  Art Stage Singapore 2014: Southeast Asia Pavilion, Marina Bay Sands Convention Hall, Singapore

2013          Photographies L’ailleurs, PIASA Rive Gauche, Paris

                  Px3 Prix De La Photographie, Espace Dupon, Paris        

                  ArtScience Revealed, The Art Science Museum at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

                  Nordart 2013, Kunstwerk Carlshütte, Büdelsdorf, Germany

                  Currents 2013, Santa Fe International New Media Festival, New Mexico, USA

                  Campaign City: Life in Posters, National Library Board, Singapore

2012          You and I: Identity and Society, Marsio Fine Art, Jakarta, Indonesia    

2011          Same To You: a Contemporary Perspective on the Portrait, Wilgus Gallery at Maryland Institute College Of Art, USA

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Singapore Art Museum, Singapore

National Museum of Singapore, Singapore

The Arts Club, London - Permanent Collection

Simmons & Simmons International

DLA Piper International