Writing (By Me) > 2006

Essay published in the catalogue of Kim Ng’s solo exhibition “Fact or Fiction”.

There’s something intriguing about how bookstores arrange their shelves: fiction and non-fiction. It implies two separate worlds operating along different… Read more

Solo Exhibitions & Projects > 2006

Fourth World was a solo exhibition of site-specific installation and mixed media works at the Australian High Commission Kuala Lumpur, 28 April – 15 May 2006. Read more

Objects, Installations & Videos > 2006

An ‘executive toy’, placed inside a glass case, and made of ceramic balls that feature the logos of the 27 political parties registered in Malaysia (as of 2006). The popular desk ornament known as the ‘executive’s toy’ or ‘Newton’s cradle’ is a set of suspended steel balls that demonstrates the conservation of momentum and energy. Thought… Read more

Writing (By Others) > 2006

A conversation with Wong Hoy Cheong published in the catalogue of my solo exhibition “Fourth World”.

Wong Hoy Cheong: Can you begin by telling me more about this exhibition? Why the Australian High Commission (AHC)? How did you come up with the theme for your exhibition, and why the title Fourth World… Read more

Writing (By Others) > 2006

Essay published in the catalogue of my solo exhibition “Fourth World”.

Fourth World by Sharon Chin is an exhibition that proposes we dream within – not out of – our ordinary existence. By creating a sense of wonderment with…
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Drawing, Illustration & Works on Paper > 2006

Two related series, each with seven works. Part of my solo exhibition”Fourth World” at the Australian High Commission KL. “Paper Shores” are long, narrow strips of paper have been dipped repeatedly in dye mixed with seawater. “Plastic Shores” are strips of clear perspex poured over and over with a mixture of cement, glue and seawater in varying shades of grey. Read more

Objects, Installations & Videos > 2006

A pen, compass and pocket watch have their components dissected, and hung in a wooden box. Shown in Signed and Dated: 10th Annivesary Exhibition at Valentine Willie Fine Art, 2006.