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.                                  

Objects, Installations & Videos > 2006

Made with a nail, a shoebox and a mobile phone, this video shows constellations of the night sky in Kuala Lumpur on the first night of Ramadan in 2006. Comissioned for Perfomativity: 1st SEA Performance for Video Showcase (2006) at Gallery VER, Bangkok. Shown in 3 Young Contemporaries at Valentine Willine Fine Art and Between Generations at Asian… Read more

Writing (By Me) > 2006

Review of Tang Da Wu’s solo exhibition “Heroes, Islanders”. Published in The Star, 19 Feb 2006.

CREATING something usually starts with a gesture. Novels begin with the first keystroke of a keyboard, paintings with a flick of the wrist (or pushing… Read more

Writing (By Me) > 2006

Essay published in the catalogue of Yau Bee Ling’s solo exhibition “On Moving Out and Moving In”.

If there is one thing that characterizes moving out of a home and into a new one, it is the humble cardboard box. More than being a container for… Read more