Rainmaker Frog, 2016, Linocut print on Thai mulberry paper, Edition of 20, 39 x 29cm
Exhibitions > 2016

July 23  -  August 14 2016 Run Amok Gallery, Penang A pair of elephants, departing. An eagle in a tree, yearning to be free. Terrapins with soup-bowl shells, eyeless fish owls, Malaysia as a pair of giant mudskippers. “Local Fauna (in progress!)” was an exhibition of animal-themed linocut prints by Sharon Chin, produced to accompany… Read more

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Exhibitions > 2013

These are paintings of various weeds that grow in the garden of my home in Port Dickson. They are painted on political party flags that I collected from my neighbourhood. The flags began appearing in Port Dickson around the third quarter of 2012. They were placed in public spaces such as trees, street lamps, and… Read more

Detail of 'Plastic River' by Sharon Chin.
Exhibitions > 2008

A joint exhibition with artist Lydia Chai. We met in art school in New Zealand and became friends. I returned to Kuala Lumpur; Lydia now lives in Auckland. In this series of drawings, installations and video at 67 Tempinis Gallery, we explored ideas of distance and friendship in relation to artistic collaboration. The result was an… Read more

Pocket Seas: Batu Maung, 4:45pm – Chinese, 11.5cm x 14cm, Hand drawn map (graphite, color pencil and charcoal on paper), wooden box, hand-bound old dictionary printed with images transferred from mobile phone video.
Exhibitions > 2008

Of the many things brought along when moving to a foreign land, language is the one closest to us. It resides deeply in the body, spirit and mind. When these arrive in the new land, language arrives too. In 2008, I spent 4 months on Penang island, whose capital Georgetown, is one of Malaysia’s three… Read more

Audiences viewed the works with handheld flashlights.
Exhibitions > 2007

An exhibition about banned books. “The totalitarian order depends for its very existence on a precarious equilibrium. Without the heretic, the rebel, the writer, the state crumbles: yet by tolerating him, the ruler equally well seals his fate. As least by implication, Big Brother’s mighty system disappears because he wanted to eradicate the dissident –… Read more