Curriculum Vitae


Education

2009-2011
2002-2004
Master of Art in Design Interactions, Royal College of Art, London, United Kingdom
Diploma in Multimedia Art (Video Art), Lasalle College of the Arts, Singapore

Selected Directorial & Solo Works

2014





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2011


2010
2009
2008

2007

2006
2005

2004

“Notion: Dance Fiction”, December Dance, Concertgebow, Brugge, Belgium
“Notion: Dance Fiction”, Plaforma Media Festival, Center for Contemporary Art Winzavo, Moscow
“Soft Machine”, 72-13 Theatrework, Singapore
“Soft Machine - Indonesia”, Critical Path, Drill Hall, Sydney, Australia
“Soft Machine - Indonesia”, Run Run Shaw Creative Media Center, HongKong
“Soft Machine - Indonesia”, In-Out Dance Festival, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
“Notion: Dance Fiction”, 25th Tanz Im August, Sophinesaele, Berlin, Germany
“Notion: Dance Fiction”, 18th Exodos Festival, Kosovel Hall, Ljubljana, Slovenia
“Cortex” 4th Digital Art Performance Prize, Wellspring Theatre, Taipei, Taiwan
"SoftMachine - India ”, Attakkalari Biennale, Alliance Francaise de Bangalore, India
“Soft Machine - Singapore/India/Indonesia ”, 72-13 TheatreWorks, Singapore
“SoftMachine - Japan”, Kyoto Experiment, Kyoto Art Center ,Kyoto, Japan
“SoftMachine - Japan”, 2nd Asia Contemporary Dance Festival, Art Theatre dB Kobe, Japan
“Notion: Dance Fiction”, Kyoto Experiment, Kyoto Art Center,Kyoto, Japan
“Notion: Dance Fiction”, Esplanade Da:ns Festival, Esplanade Theatre Studio, Singapore
“Lan Fang Chronicles 2”, Singapore Art Festival, Ying Foh Kuan, Singapore
“Prospectus For A Future Body", Solo Exhibition, Future Perfect, Gillman Barrack, Singapore
“Notion: Dance Fiction”, 3rd Inshadow Festival, Sao Luiz Teatro Municipal, Lisbon, Portugal
“Notion: Dance Fiction”, Festival Tokyo, Theatre Green Ikebukuro, Tokyo, Japan
“Notion: Dance Fiction”, Move Me Festival, STUK, Leuven, Belgium
“Lan Fang Chronicles 1” ,Singapore Art Museum@8Q, Singapore
“Revolution-Per-Minute”, TheatreWorks Main Season, 72-13, Singapore
“Reservoir”, TheatreWorks Main Season, 72-13, Singapore
“DanceDanceDance”, TheatreWorks Main Season, 72-13, Singapore
“V.I.S.T.A Lab,” TheatreWorks Main Season, 72-13, Singapore
“Drift Net” ,TheatreWorks Main Season,, 72-13, Singapore
“Not For Exhibition Purpose”, 8th Taipei Art Festival, Guling St Theatre, Taipei, Taiwan
“Not Available On Print Date”, SPARK Creative Art Program,Esplanade Theatre Studio, Singapore
“Not Available On Print Date”, 3rd Fukuoka Asian Art Triennial, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Japan
“Design For Death”, SPARK Creative Art Program,Esplanade Theatre Studio, Singapore
“Design For Death”, 7th Seoul Fringe Festival, Post Theatre, Seoul, South Korea

Selected Group Showing & Exhibition

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2013

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2011

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2009


2008


2007

2005


2004

"SoftMachine: The Trailer Show, Esplanade Visual Art, the Tunnel, Singapore
“Design and Violence” Online project,, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
“3rd Kobe Asia Contemporary Dance Festival”, Art Area B1, Osaka, Japan
“Ghost: The Body At the Turn of The Century”, Sculpture Square, Singapore
“In The Curve of The Wanton Sea”, Esplanade Theatre Studio, Singapore
“Electric Futures” Ampera Technology Week, King Cross Filling Station, London, UK
“15th Japan Media Art Festival” National Art Centre Tokyo, Japan
“Milan Design Week: Hacked!” La Rinascente, Milan, Italy
“Curious Mind- New Approach in Design” The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
“The Show 2011” Royal College of Art, London, United Kingdom
“Celeste Prize: Finalist Exhibition” Invisible Dog, NewYork, USA
“Alpha-Ville: Festival of Post-digital Culture”, White Chapel Gallery, London, UK
“Lift10 Mode:Demo Exhibition ” Geneva International Conference Centre, Geneva, Switzerland
"Window to the World” Hiroshima Museum Of Contemporary Arts, Hiroshima, Japan
“2nd Asia Art Biennale: View & Viewpoints”, National Taiwan Gallery of Fine Arts, Taichung,Taiwan "AtHome Abroad",Singapore Art Museum@8Q, Singapore
“FlipSide” Esplanade Jendela Gallery, Singapore
“Spotlight Singapore in Moscow: The Poetic of Space ” Khokhlovskaya Manifactural, Russia
“8th Coke Fat Festival” Impact Convention Hall, Bangkok, Thailand
“9th Indonesian Dance Festival” Graha Bakti Budaya, Jakarta, Indonesia
“Tokyo Design Festival: Dual City Session”, Giuliano Fujiwara Boutique, Tokyo, Japan
“Singapore Design Festival: Dual City Session”, Old School Mount Sophia, Singapore
“Space and Shadow: Politics of Fun” Haus Der Kulture Der Welt, Berlin, Germany
“Omong Kosong Series” Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
“Singapore Season in London: Insomnia Season” Institute of Contemporary Arts, United Kingdom
“SENI: Insomnia48” The Art House, Singapore

Selected Collaboration Projects

2009
2008

2006
2004

“Edinburgh International Festival: Diaspora by Ong Keng Sen", The Playhouse,Edinburgh, UK
“11th Venice Architecture Biennale: Singapore SuperGarden by FARM”Venice, Italy
“Singapore Art Festival: Awaking yb Ong Keng Sen”, Victoria Theatre, Singapore
“IMF Cultural Performance:Diaspora by Ong Keng SenEsplanade Concert Hall, Singapore
“Melbourne Festival: Sandakan Threnody by Ong Keng Sen”, State Theatre, Australia
“Brisbane Festival: Sandakan Threnody by Ong Keng Sen”, SunCorp Theatre, Australia
“Singapore Art Festival: Sandakan Threnody by Ong Keng Sen” Victoria Theatre, Singapore

Affiliations

2013 − ongoing
2007 − 2009
2004 − 2009
Participant, Artist Pension Trust (Beijing)
Associate Artistic Director, Theatrework Singapore
Co-Artistic Director, Kill Your Television Artist Collective(KYTV)

Residencies/ Exchange Programs

2014
2013
2012  
2010
2005
2004

Künstlerhaus Bethanien International Studio Program, Berlin, Germany
Attakkalari Facets Dance Residency , Bangalore, India
danceBox International Dancve Residency Program, Kobe, Japan
Monsoon Asia-EuropeExchange Program, Leuven, Belgium
3rd Fukuoka Asian Art Triennial Exchange Program, Fukuoka, Japan
Flying Circus Project (KYTV), TheatreWorks, Singapore

Lectures/ Workshops/Presentations

2014



2013

2012

2011

2010
2008
2007

New Media Center, Alexandrinsky Theatre, Saint Peterburg, Russia
TEDxReset- "What now?", Buyukdere Cad, Derbent Mevkii, Istanbul, Turkey
City University London (Pervasive Computing), London, UK
Royal College of Art (Design Interaction), London, UK
Lanjong Art Festival, Tenggarong, East Kalimantan, Indonesia
Jakarta Arts Institute (Performing Art), Jakarta, Indonesia
Ritsumeiken University (Integrated Institute Art & Science) Kyoto, Japan
Tokyo Performing Arts Market (A.I.R meeting) Kyoto Art Centre, Japan
London Design Festival/ Young London: Best of 2011,The Gopher Hole, London, UK
Technical University of Lisbon (Faculty of Human Movement) Lisbon, Portugal
Royal College of Art (Design Interaction), London, United Kingdom
International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA), Singapore Management University, Singapore
Asia Arts Market (KYTV), Esplanade, Singapore

Awards/ Grants/ Scholarships

2012 

2011
2010  
 
2009
 
 
2008
2007    
  
2005
2004    

Arts Creation Grant (Soft Machine), National Arts Council, Singapore
15th Japan Media Arts Festival, Jury Selection (Prospectus For A Future Body), Tokyo, Japan
Emerging Artist Program, Festival Tokyo (Notion: Dance Fiction) Tokyo, Japan
Young Artist Award, National Arts Council, Singapore
3rd Prize for Live Media Award (Eternal Summer Storm), Celeste Prize International, Italy
NAC Overseas Scholarship, National Arts Council, Singapore
Arts Creation Grant (LanFang Chronicles), National Arts Council, Singapore
9th Life! Theatre Award: Best use of Multimedia (Reservoir), Singapore
Design Council: Inter Design Scheme (IDS) Grant (Reservoir), Singapore
Design Council: Inter Design Scheme (IDS) Grant (Drift Net), Singapore
7th Life! Theatre Award Singapore: Best use of Multimedia (Diaspora), Singapore
Esplanade Creative Arts Program SPARKS 3 (KYTV), Singapore
Singapore Art Award (KYTV) Japanese Chamber of Commerce (JCCI), Singapore
Esplanade Creative Arts Program SPARK 1 (KYTV), Singapore


Permanent Collections

Singapore Art Museum, Singapore

Selected Bibliography

Campaneli, Vito. “Eternal Summer Storm”, Neural Magazine Online, Jan 2011, Italy
Chen, Enoch. “Diaaalouge: Interview with Choy Ka Fai”, Asian Art Archive, Jan 2011, Hong Kong
Chow, Leslie. “Imaginary Homeland”, PhotoFile Issues 87 August 2010, Australian Centre of Photography, Australia
Kroner, Magdalena. “The P.O.P Station”, Monopol Magazine Issue Oct 2005, Juno Kunsterverlag, Germany
Felizi, Natasha, “Bionic Dancing Men”, The Creators Projects Online, May 2011, Intel & Vice, USA
Judah, Hettie. “Dance Sings The Body Electric” Art Review, Nov 2013, London, UK.
Lucchetti, Matteo, “The EuroZone as Lan Fang Republic” Manifesta Journal Online, August 2012, The Netherlands
Merali, Shaheen. “The P.O.P Station” Contemporary Art in SE Asia, Haus Der Kulturen Der Welt 2005, Germany
Merewether, Charles. “Issue: Land” Lasalle College of Art 2013, Singapore
Plug, Thijs. “Artist uses 12-volt battery to remotely control dancers' movements” Wired Magazine Dec 2013, UK
Segar, Samantha. “The Art of History”, Art Radar Asia Online, June 2012, Singapore.
Tan, Eugene, “Kill Your Television”, Contemporary Art in Singapore, ICAS 2005, Singapore