Writing (By Me) > 2008

Essay about New Zealand artist Sriwhana Spong’s exhibition “Beetlejuice”. Published in Column 2: 2008 Biennale of Sydney Critical Response.

To pinpoint one’s place in the world today is not easy. One reason for this is that we can no longer be sure where anything comes from…
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Writing (By Me) > 2008

Essay about Australian artist Tony Twigg’s work. Published in “Tony Twigg: Encountering The Object”, a book edited by Gina Fairley and published by SLOT.

I first encountered Tony Twigg’s work in Aesthetics of Addiction (2006). The exhibition was the culmination of a yearlong… Read more

Writing (By Me) > 2008

Review of Lost Generation Space’s “Bangun – Abandon Project”. Published in Off The Edge, March 2008.

Since forming in early 2004, artist collective Lost Generation has produced projects that genuinely posit alternatives in Malaysian art discourse… Read more

Writing (By Others) > 2007

Interview with Lydia Chai and Tahi Moore, published online for my solo exhibition “Sensors: Banned Books and Other Monsters”.

Tahi Moore: How does time come into your work?

Sharon Chin: I don’t have enough time! I’m working exclusively off a particular list of banned books in Malaysia since 1971… Read more

Writing (By Others) > 2007

Published online for my solo exhibition “Sensors: Banned Books and Other Monsters”.

Lately I have come to believe, more and more, that the end of sentient life, its goal, is more sentience. This is, perhaps, a foolhardy belief, one that can… Read more