Solo Exhibitions & Projects > 2019

Participatory performance and installation commissioned for Singapore Biennale 2019, consisting of 13 solid-coloured banners in geometric shapes. The banners are constructed out of fabric reclaimed from political party flags, collected around Port Dickson in the wake of Malaysia’s historic 14th General Elections. Read more

Solo Exhibitions & Projects > 2017

For this exhibition, I collaborated with Syahida Nawar Ibrahim and Syahnan Anuar of Bogus Merchandise, an independent screen-printing outfit from Kuala Lumpur. We worked together to print 25 repeating patterns on used fabrics. The patterns are based on short stories about plants from Creatures of Near Kingdoms by Zedeck Siew. Read more

Solo Exhibitions & Projects > 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

Solo Exhibitions & Projects > 2016

This graphic journalism project consists of three illustrated essays about water issues in Malaysia. It was initiated at the start of 2015, and completed in mid-2016. The project received a grant from Krishen Jit ASTRO Fund. —- PART 1 – Currents: Water Power in the Interiors of Sabah Editors: Ling Low and Zedeck Siew Published: Poskod.my… Read more

Solo Exhibitions & Projects > 2015

This is an expansion of the Weeds/Rumpai series from 2013, which I made in the time leading up to Malaysia’s 13th General Election. It consists of paintings of weeds from my garden, painted on political party flags collected around Port Dickson, where I live. The ratio of Barisan Nasional (the coalition that has ruled Malaysia… Read more

Solo Exhibitions & Projects > 2013

Collaborative public performance project commissioned for Singapore Biennale 2013. Throughout South East Asia, there is a tradition of bathing in a floral bath to dispel bad luck, mental malaise and fatigue. I engaged over 100 people to take a public flower bath with me on the lawn of National Museum of Singapore. Hoping to connect… Read more

Solo Exhibitions & Projects > 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

Solo Exhibitions & Projects > 2009

Sapporo, the capital of Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido, is one of the most livable cities in the world. In 2009, I spend 2 months there under the Japan Foundation’s JENESYS Creators’ Programme. The city has a wide river running through it. Each day I crossed its main bridge, Horohira-bashi, to get from my apartment to… Read more