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Lynn Lu received a BFA from Carnegie Mellon University with a major in Sculpture and a minor in Graphic Design in 1999. In 1998, she studied with Christian Boltanski at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris, and at the École Marchutz in Aix-en-Provence. She earned her MFA in New Genres at the San Francisco Art Institute in 2002, and completed a PhD program (ABD) at Musashino Art University in Tokyo in 2008, on a full scholarship from the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In 2010 she was awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy by the University of Newcastle in Australia.

Among other honors, Lynn Lu was awarded Southampton Solent University’s Research and Enterprise Grant in 2012, the Singapore National Arts Council International Development Grants in 2013 (USA), 2011 (UK, Singapore, France), 2010 (USA, UK), in 2009 (New Zealand, Germany, Australia, China), in 2008 (Denmark, Belarus, Switzerland, Indonesia), in 2007 (Philippines, Germany, Poland, Austria, Australia), and in 2006 (Germany, Poland, USA, Vietnam), the National Arts Council Emerging Artist Grant, and the Lee Foundation Grant in 2003. She received the Lois Nellie Gill Award from the Ucross Foundation in 2000, and the Samuel Rosenberg Senior Art Award from Carnegie Mellon University in 1999. She has also been granted several prestigious artist fellowships, including residencies at the Ucross Foundation, Djerassi Resident Artist Program, Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, and Dorland Mountain Arts Colony in the United States, Appreroom X-Change in Sembalun Village, Lombok Island, Indonesia, and Unitec in Auckland, New Zealand.

Since 1997, Lynn has exhibited and performed extensively in the United States, Singapore, Japan, China, Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia, Cambodia, Australia, New Zealand, UK, France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Estonia, Poland, Belarus, Czech Republic, Turkey, Greece, Argentina, and Canada.

Lynn has also taught, given talks and papers at School of the Museum of Fine Arts (2013), Carnegie Mellon University (2006, 2011, 2013), School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2011, 2013), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2013), Vanderbilt University (2013), Columbia College Chicago (2011), Minerva Foundation (2011), and San Francisco Art Institute (2006) in the United States; Plymouth University (2014, 2016), Chelsea College of Art and Design, University of the Arts London (2013), Camberwell College of Arts, University of the Arts London (2011), Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton and Southampton Solent University (2010); PSi#18: performance :: culture :: industry at the University of Leeds (2012), and TaPRA Performance and New Technologies Conference at the University of Kent (2012) in the UK; Sverigefinska folkhögskolan in Sweden (2012, 2014); Theatre Academy Helsinki (2011) in Finland; Akademie der bildenden Künste (2006) and “Schön. 30 Jahre Rathausgalerie”, at the Rathausgalerie (2009) in Munich, Germany; at Performancetage Linz (2007) in Austria; at “PSi #14: INTERREGNUM: In Between States” at the University of Copenhagen (2008), in Denmark; at Taman Budaya in Mataram, Indonesia (2008); at Unitec in Auckland and Massey University in New Zealand; Hansung University and PANASIA’09 in Seoul, Korea; 10th OPEN Performance Art Festival in Beijing, China; at “Pro-tribute” in Darwin, Australia (2009), and School of the Arts (2013), National University of Singapore (2011), LASALLE College of the Arts (2002, 2006, 2009), Nanyang Technological University (2009, 2011), Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (2002, 2009), National Institute of Education (2003, 2009), and at Rojak 09 (2007) in Singapore.

Lynn lives and works in London and Singapore, and is Associate Artist at ]performance s p a c e [.

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e d u c a t i o n

2009 – 2010        The University of Newcastle; Newcastle, Australia. Doctor of Philosophy: School of Drama, Fine Art and Music

2005 – 2008       Musashino Art University; Tokyo, Japan. PhD (ABD): Imaging Arts and Sciences

2004                    Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music; Tokyo, Japan. Post-graduate Research: Intermedia Art

2003                    Kokusai Gakuyu-kai; Tokyo, Japan. Japanese Language studies

2002                    San Francisco Art Institute; San Francisco, California USA. Master of Fine Arts: New Genres

1999                     Carnegie Mellon University; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA. Bachelor of Fine Arts: Sculpture, minor in Communications Design, University Honors and College of Fine Arts Honors

1998                     École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts; Paris, France. Ateliers of Christian Boltanski and Joel Fisher

1998                     École Marchutz; Aix-en-Provence, France. Drawing and painting 

1994                     Temasek Polytechnic; Singapore. Visual and Communication Design

a w a r d s   /   g r a n t s   /   s c h o l a r s h i p s   /   c o m m i s s i o n s

2018                     Like the rain that pelts down upon the roof, the lips of women move below, a durational performance commissioned by The Performance Arcade 2018; Wellington

2017                     Performances for Kids, an interactive performance kit + installations + durational performance commissioned by National Gallery Singapore; Singapore

2015                     Spill, a kinetic sculpture commissioned by Khairuddin Hori for Palais de Tokyo; Paris

2015                     International Development Grant (France, Cyprus), National Arts Council; Singapore

2015                     Travel Grant (France, Cyprus), Singapore Internationale Foundation; Singapore

2014                     Ying Shui Si Yuan, a permanent sound installation commissioned by St Nicholas Girls’ School Alumni Association; Singapore

2013                     International Development Grant (USA, Canada), National Arts Council; Singapore

2012                     8th Research and Enterprise Grant, Southampton Solent University; UK

2011                      International Development Grant (UK/Singapore), National Arts Council; Singapore

2010                     International Touring Grant (USA, UK/Singapore), National Arts Council; Singapore

2009                    International Touring Grant (New Zealand, Germany, Australia, China), National Arts Council; Singapore

2003–2008         Asia Japan Alumni International Post-Graduate Scholarship; Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Japan

2008                    International Touring Grant (Denmark, Belarus, Switzerland, Germany, Australia), National Arts Council; Singapore

2007                    International Touring Grant (Indonesia, Philippines, Germany, Poland, Austria, Australia), National Arts Council; Singapore

                             Word of Mouth Commission, a video essay commissioned by Heman Chong for the Singapore Art Show; Singapore

2006                    International Touring Grant (USA, UK, Germany, Poland, Vietnam), National Arts Council; Singapore

                             Alamak! Adelphi Commission, a video compilation commissioned by Eliza Tan for the National Arts Council; Singapore

2003                   National Arts Council Emerging Artist Grant (trikho- exhibition); Singapore

                            Lee Foundation Grant (trikho- exhibition); Singapore

2000                   Lois Nellie Gill Outstanding Young Artist Award; Ucross Foundation; Wyoming USA

1999                    Samuel Rosenthal Senior Art Award for Outstanding Accomplishment, Carnegie Mellon University; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA

                            Best of Show Award, Study Abroad Show, Carnegie Mellon University; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA               

                            University Honors, Carnegie Mellon University; Pennsylvania USA

                            College of Fine Art Honors, Carnegie Mellon University; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA                             

                            Lambda Sigma Honor Society, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh; Pennsylvania USA        

t e a c h i n g

2017                   Associate Lecturer at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts; Singapore

2016                   Visiting Artist at Plymouth University, School of Art and Media; Plymouth, UK         

2015                   Visiting Artist at LASALLE College of the Arts; Singapore

2015                   Visiting Artist at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts; Singapore

2015                   Visiting Artist at School of the Arts; Singapore

2014                   Visiting Artist at Sverigefinska folkhögskolan; Haparanda, Sweden

2010-2014          Associate Lecturer at Southampton Solent University; Southampton, UK

2013                   External Marker at Chelsea College of Art and Design, University of the Arts London; London, UK

2013                   Visiting Artist at The School of the Museum of Fine Arts; Boston, Massachusetts USA

2012                   Visiting Artist at IPA Summer (International Performance Association); Istanbul, Turkey

2012                   Visiting Artist at Sverigefinska folkhögskolan; Haparanda, Sweden

2012                   Visiting Artist at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts; Singapore

2011                    Visiting Artist at Camberwell College of Arts, University of the Arts London; London, UK

2011                    Visiting Artist at Carnegie Mellon University, School of Art, College of Fine Arts; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA

2011                    Visiting Artist at School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Chicago, Illinois USA

2011                    Visiting Artist at Columbia College Chicago; Chicago, Illinois USA          

2011                    Visiting Artist at Nanyang Technological University; Singapore

2011                    Visiting Artist at National University of Singapore; Singapore

2009                  Associate Lecturer at LASALLE College of the Arts, Fine Arts Department; Singapore

2009                  Associate Lecturer at Nanyang Technological University, School of Art, Design & Media; Singapore

2009                  Panelist at Post-Graduate Symposium “Articulating Differences in Practice” at LASALLE; Singapore

2009                  Visiting Artist at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts; Singapore

2009                  International Visiting Researcher at Massey University, College of Creative Arts, Performance Design; Wellington, New Zealand

2009                  Reviewer for the Copenhagen Journal of Asian Studies; Copenhagen

2008                  External Examiner (MFA) at LASALLE College of the Arts, Fine Art Department; Singapore

2003                  Associate Lecturer at LASALLE College of the Arts, Fine Art Department; Singapore   

2003                  Associate Lecturer at National Institute of Education, Visual and Performance Arts Department; Singapore

2002                  Teaching Assistant to conceptual artist Nayland Blake, New Genres Department intensive, San Francisco Art Institute; San Francisco, California USA

2002                  Teaching Assistant to performance artist Tony Labat, New Genres Department intensive, San Francisco Art Institute; San Francisco, California USA

t a l k i n g

2017                   Visiting Artist talk at Sotheby's Institute of Art; London, UK   

2016                   Visiting Artist talk at Plymouth University, School of Art and Media; Plymouth, UK         

2014                   Visiting Artist talk at Plymouth University, School of Art and Media; Plymouth, UK         

2014                   Visiting Artist talk at Virginia Commonwealth University, School of the Arts; Richmond, VA         

2013                   Visiting Artist talk at L'Université du Québec à Montréal; Montréal, Canada         

2013                   Visiting Artist talk at York St John University, Faculty of Arts; York, UK         

2013                   Visiting Artist talk at University of Illinois, School of Art and Design; Urbana-Champaign, Illinois USA

2013                   Visiting Artist talk at School of the Arts Institute of Chicago; Chicago, Illinois USA

2013                   Visiting Artist talk at Carnegie Mellon University, School of Art, College of Fine Arts; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA          

2013                   Visiting Artist talk at Vanderbilt University, College of Arts and Science; Nashville, Tennesse USA  

2013                  Artist talk at ]performance s p a c e [; London, UK        

2013                   Visiting Artist talk at School of the Arts; Singapore

2012                   Paper presentation at Performance & New Technologies Annual Conference, University of Kent; Canterbury, UK

2012                   Paper presentation at Performance Studies International #18, University of Leeds; Leeds, UK

2012                   Paper presentation at Singapore Cultural Politics Symposium, Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London; London, UK

2011                    Visiting Artist talk at Carnegie Mellon University, School of Art, College of Fine Arts; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA          

2011                    Visiting Artist talk at School of the Arts Institute of Chicago; Chicago, Illinois USA

2011                    Visiting Artist talk at Columbia College Chicago; Chicago, Illinois USA

2011                    Visiting Artist talk at Chatham College; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA

2011                    Visiting Scholar talk at Minerva Foundation; Berkeley, California USA

2011                    Paper presentation at Open Engagement conference, Portland State University; USA

2011                    Paper presentation at LAPSody – 3rd International Conference & Festival for Live Art and Performance Studies, Theatre Academy; Helsinki, Finland

2011                    Visiting Artist talk at University of the Arts London, Camberwell College of Arts; London, UK

2011                    Visiting Artist talk at Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton; Winchester, UK

2011                    Visiting Artist talk at Nanyang Technological University, School of Art, Media and Design;  Singapore       

2011                    Visiting Artist talk at National University of Singapore, Tembusu College; Singapore       

2011                    Visiting Artist talk at LASALLE College of the Arts; Singapore

2010                   Visiting Artist talk at Southampton Solent University, Fine Arts Department; Southampton, UK

2010                   Visiting Artist talk at LASALLE College of the Arts; Singapore

2009                  Visiting Artist talk at Massey University College of Creative Arts, Performance  Design; Wellington, New Zealand

2009                  Visiting Artist talk at Unitec, College of Design; Auckland, New Zealand

2009                  Visiting Artist talk at Hansung University; Seoul, Korea

2009                  Visiting Artist talk at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts; Singapore

2009                  Visiting Artist talk at National Institute of Education; Singapore

2009                  Visiting Artist talk at LASALLE College of the Arts; Singapore

2009                  Artist talk as part of “Schön. 30 Jahre Rathausgalerie”, Rathausgalerie; Munich, Germany

2009                  Artist talk as part of “Pro-Tribute” at 24HR ART NT Centre of Contemporary Art; Darwin, Australia

2009                  Artist talk as part of “10th OPEN Performance Art Festival”, 798 Art Zone; Beijing, China

2009                  Artist talk as part of “Performance Art Network Asia 09”, Zeroone Center; Seoul, Korea

2008                  Paper presentation at PSi #14 conference: INTERREGNUM: In Between States, University of Copenhagen, Department of Arts and Cultural Studies; Copenhagen, Denmark

2008                  Artist talk as part of “X-change”; Taman Budaya NTB (Mataram City Art Centre); Indonesia

2007                  Artist talk as part of “Artist as Activist” at Plan B; Tokyo, Japan

2007                  Artist talk at “Rojak 09” at LASALLE College of the Arts; Singapore

2007                  Artist talk as part of “Performancetage Linz” at 56 Herrenstrasse; Linz, Austria

2006                  Visiting Artist talk at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste München; Munich, Germany

2006                  Visiting Artist talk at Carnegie Mellon University, School of Art, College of Fine Arts;  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA          

2006                  Visiting Artist talk at the San Francisco Art Institute, New Genres Department; San Francisco, California USA

2006                  Artist talk as part of “NIPAF 06” at Shinsyu; Nagano, Japan

2005                  Visiting Artist talk at LASALLE College of the Arts, Fine Art Department; Singapore

2005                  Artist talks as part of “NIPAF 05” at Morishita Studio in Tokyo and Shinsyu in Nagano, Japan

2003                  Visiting Artist talk at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts; Singapore                     

2003                  Visiting Artist talk at LASALLE College of the Arts; Singapore

2003                  Visiting Artist talk at National Institute of Education; Singapore

g r o u p   s h o w s   +   c u r a t o r i a l   p r o j e c t s

2017                   START Art Fair, Saatchi Gallery; London

2017                   Children's Biennale: Dreams & Stories, National Gallery Singapore; Singapore

2017                   Waterways, Venice Biennale Diaspora Pavilion; Venice, Italy

2017                   Sonic Soundings / Venice Trajectories, a sonic counterpart to the 57th Venice Biennale; Venice, Italy

2017                   BLOOD: Life Uncut, Science Gallery London; London, UK

2017                   #51%RememberHer, Tower Gallery; London, UK

2017                   OH! Open House, Holland Village; Singapore

2016                   La Petite Mort, Wellcome Collection; London, UK

2016                   Parlour Dictionnaire, Dr Johnson’s House; London, UK

2016                   Parlour Arboretum, Hartcourt Arboretum, University of Oxford Botanical Garden; Oxford, UK

2016                   Homunculus, Asylum; London, UK

2016                   Krisis, Bonington Gallery; Nottingham, UK

2016                   Ghost on the Wire #2, Objectifs; Singapore

2016                  Leonora Carrington / Lucy Skaer, Leeds College of Art; Leeds, UK

2015                   Kunstbanken Performance Festival, Town Square; Hamar, Norway

2015                   Secret Archipelago, Palais de Tokyo; Paris, France

2015                   From East to the Barbican, The Barbican; London, UK

2015                   Floating Platforms, Titanik Galleria; Turku, Finland

2015                   Kunstbanken Performance Festival, Town Square; Hamar, Norway

2015                   CCLAP: Couldn’t Care Less, Deptford Lounge; London, UK

2015                   I’M Ten, IMT Gallery; London, UK

2015                   Syntheses, NorthArt Gallery; Auckland, New Zealand

2015                   Cyprus International Performance Art Festival, Nicosia, Cyprus

2015                   Mysterious Objects at Noon, Objectifs; Singapore

2015                   Mysterious Objects at Noon #2, ArtLacuna; London, UK

2015                   PLAY!, Lab451; London, UK

2015                   Future of Imagination 10, Zarch Collectives; Singapore

2015                   When Bellies Speak, in collaboration with Dana Lam. Hong Lim Park; Singapore

2014                   Ghost on the Wire, Bermondsey Project Space; London, UK

2014                   Art Now Live Tour, Contemporary Art Museum; Jinan & Beijing, China

2014                   Future of Imagination 9, Goodman Arts Centre; Singapore

2014                   The Third Print, TOTAL MUSEUM of Contemporary Art; Seoul, Korea

2013                   Art Nomade: International Festival of Performance Art, Langage Plus, Alma; La Pulperie, Chicoutimi; Gallerie SAW, Gatineau; FADO, Toronto; Canada

2013                   In Confidence: Reorientations in Recent Art, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA); Perth, Australia

2013                   IN>TIME, DEFIBRILLATOR Gallery; Chicago, Illinois USA

2013                   Panaromic Imprint, The Substation; Singapore

2012                   Future Proof: New Contemporaries from Singapore, Singapore Art Museum; Singapore

2012                   SPILL Festival of Performance: National Platform, Ipswich Art School Gallery; Ipswich, UK

2012                   LUPA 12, James Campbell House; London, UK

2012                   E n c o u n t e r (curatorial project), Southampton Solent University; Southampton, UK

2012                   IPA Festival, SALT Galata; Istanbul, Hungary

2012                  New Performance, Brinkkala Gallery, Gallery Berner, Titanik Gallery; Turku, Finland

2012                   IKRA Performance and Dance Festival, Sverigefinska folkhögskolan; Haparanda, Sweden

2012                   Performance in Frames: Video Mobiles, Substation Gallery; Singapore

2012                   P r o x i m i t y (curatorial project), Southampton Solent University; Southampton, UK

2012                   Parlour Jardin, Oxford Botanical Garden; Oxford, UK

2012                   Liminal Bodies, The Exchange Gallery; Penzance, UK

2011                    The Secret Language of Flowers, Andipa Contemporary; London, UK

2011                    TINA B Prague Contemporary Art Festival, The former Czech Museum of Fine Art; Prague, Czech Republic

2011                    Infr’Action ‘11, Open Space Gallery; Sète, France

2011                    A Crossroads, Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA); Singapore

2011                    ]PS[ +++ ArtEvict, ]performance s p a c e [; London, UK

2011                    OH! Open House, six private homes in Marine Parade; Singapore

2011                    Etiquette 2011, The Substation; Singapore

2011                    Future of Imagination 7, Goodman Arts Centre Gallery; Singapore

2011                    2 Nights with 2 Gyrlz, ]performance s p a c e [; London, UK

2011                    LAPSody – 3rd International Conference & Festival for Live Art and Performance Studies, Theatre Academy; Helsinki, Finland

2011                    Where Land Meets Water (curatorial project), Southampton Solent University; Southampton, UK

2011                    InterChange (in collaboration with Patrick Storey), Chan Hampe Gallery; Singapore

2010                   No Soul For Sale: A Festival of Independents (for Post-Museum’s London Really  Really Free Market), Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall; London, UK

2010                   Cherry Blast, 1701 Florida Avenue; Washington D.C. USA

2010                   Light Acts (in collaboration with Mitzi Pederson), Yinka Shonibare’s Guest Project space, Sunbury House; London

2010                   Murmur, The Waterside Project Space; London, UK

2010                   R.I.T.E.S., Post-Museum; Singapore

2010                   Time to Act, ASEF; Rome

2010                   Pink Line Project, Washington Project for the Arts; Washington, D.C. USA

2010                   Digital Capital Week, Blagden Alley; Washington, D.C. USA

2010                   Child’s Play, Evil Empire; Singapore

2010                   Future of Imagination 6, Sculpture Square; Singapore

2010                   ArtEvict, 195 Mare Street; London, UK

2010                   Parlour Praxis, Christ Church Spitalfields; London, UK

2010                   Touch Village Liverpool, A Foundation; Liverpool, UK

2010                   ArtEvict, Abney Park Cemetery; London, UK

2010                   Feeding Ghosts, Kitsch Gallery; San Francisco, California USA

2010                   Etiquette, The Substation; Singapore

2009                  Schön 30 Jahre Kunst in der Rathausgalerie, Rathausgalerie; Munich, Germany

2009                  Pro-Tribute, 24HR ART NT Centre of Contemporary Art; Darwin, Australia

2009                  Blackout, Qsquare; Singapore

2009                  The Air Conditioned Recession, Valentine Willie Fine Art, ARTSPACE @ Helutrans, Singapore

2009                  10th OPEN Performance Art Festival, Beijing, China

2009                  Off the Strip, CAC Gallery and Onyx Theatre; Las Vegas, Nevada USA

2009                  Second International Festival On Performance Art OPA 0.2, Art Athina (Athens International Contemporary Arts Fair); Athens, Greece

2009                  Performance Art Network Asia 09, Zeroone Design Center; Seoul, Korea

2009                  OH! Open House, five private homes on Niven Road; Singapore.

2008                  X-change, Sekolah Dasar Negri; Sembalun Bumbung, Lombok, Indonesia

2008                  Nishikawaguchi Project, Nishikawaguchi Open Space; Nishikawaguchi, Japan

2008                  Asian Youth Imagination, Musuii Gallery; Nishikawaguchi, Japan

2008                  Cancellation Festival (as part of PARASITE exhibition), Anita Beckers Satellite Gallery;  Frankfurt/Main, Germany

2008                  Hacia un arte del encuentro, Centro Cultural El Surco; Buenos Aires, Argentina

2008                  Beau•ti•fied Ta•boo, SuperDeluxe; Tokyo, Japan

2008                  exist in 08: International Live Art Event, The Judith Wright Centre; Brisbane, Australia

2008                  Future of Imagination 5, Sculpture Square; Singapore

2008                  7a*11d: International Festival of Performance Art, XPACE; Toronto, Canada

2008                  ART CLAIMS IMPULSE, Gallery Art Claims Impulse; Berlin, Germany

2008                  Live Art Falmouth 08, University College Falmouth  (incorporating Dartington College of Arts); Cornwall, UK

2008                  PSi #14 INTERREGNUM, University of Copenhagen, Department of Arts and Cultural Studies; Copenhagen, Denmark

2008                  7th International Performance Art Turbine Giswil 2008, Turbine; Giswil, Switzerland

2008                  10th International Performance Art Festival Navinki 2008, Palac Mastactva; Minsk, Belarus

2008                  Matsushiro Contemporary Art Festival, Matsushiro, Japan

2007                  INPORT: International Video-Performance Art Festival, Tallinn, Estonia

2007                  Singapore Art Show, Singapore Art Museum; Singapore

2007                  Artist as Activist, Plan B; Tokyo, Japan

2007                  9th International Art Action Festival: Interakcje, Galeria OFF; Piotrkow Trybunalski, Galeria Biealska BWA; Bielsko Biala; Poland

2007                  15th International Performance Art Conference + Festival: Nyepi, Kyoto, Japan

2007                  4th Tupada International Action Art Event ’07, Cultural Center of the Philippines, Manila, Botanical Gardens, Baguio, the Philippines

2007                  Konsumprozession, Alter Hof; Munich, Germany

2007                  Performancetage Linz, Herrenstrasse 56; Linz, Austria

2007                  Interpositions: International Performance Art Project, 24HR Art – NT Centre for Contemporary Art, Museum and Art Gallery of Northern Territory; Darwin, Australia

2007                  Word of Mouth, Vivocity; Singapore

2007                  Future of Imagination 4, 72-13 TheatreWorks; Singapore

2006                 100% Centennial: Wall-to-Wall CFA, Regina Gouger Miller Gallery; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA

2006                  National Psyche: Pandora Box, The Lab; San Francisco, California USA

2006                 13th Nippon International Performance Art Festival, Tokyo, Aichi, Maebashi, Nagano, Japan

2006                  Double-Crossers (with Jekatarina Anzupowa), Die Pratze; Tokyo, Japan

2006                 8th International Art Action Festival: Interakcje, Piotrkow Trybunalski, Bielsko Biala, Krakow, Poland

2006                 Ryouiki no Yukiki, Waverly Gallery, Nottingham, UK

2006                 Misses (with Brian Patterson), Someth;ng Studios; London, UK

2006                 Live Evening, Raum 58; Munich, Germany

2006                 OpenSEA, The Substation; Singapore

2006                 Light and Lines, MICA Building, Singapore

2006                 Dislocate, Art Laboratory Project Space; Koiwa, Japan

2006                 14th International Performance Art Conference + Festival, Fine Arts Museum; Ho Chi Minh City, Dalat, Vietnam

2006                 Flo-Union, Pink Cow; Tokyo, Japan

2006                 Mind Vitamin, SuperDeluxe; Tokyo, Japan

2006                 Live Streaming: Tokyo-Seoul-Kwangju, Musashino Art University; Tokyo, Japan

2005                 Nippon International Performance Art Festival, Design Festa; Tokyo, Japan

2005                 Live-Streaming: Toyko-Seoul,  Musashino Art University; Tokyo, Japan

2005                12th Nippon International Performance Art Festival; Tokyo, Aichi, Matsumoto, Nagoya, Japan

2005                Bend++, Machida City Museum of Graphic Art; Machida, Japan

2005                New World Maps, Benisanpit; Tokyo, Japan

2005                Lib-Live, ICC Gallery; Tokyo, Japan

2005                Traversing Territories, SuperDeluxe; Tokyo, Japan

2005                7th Asiatopia Performance Art Festival &1st S.E. Asia Performance Art Symposium, Queen’s Gallery; Bangkok, Thailand

2005                Nippon International Performance Art Festival, Kid Ailack Hall; Tokyo, Japan

2004                Artpath, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music; Toride, Japan

2004                Future of Imagination II: International Performance Art Festival, Sculpture Square; Singapore

2002               Gesture(s), 111 Minna Gallery; San Francisco, California USA

2002               Getherness, 49 Geary; San Francisco, California USA

2002               Cream, ArtsBenicia; Benicia, California USA

2002               Ephemera, Southern Exposure; San Francisco, California USA

2002               The Master of Fine Arts Show, Fort Mason; San Francisco, California USA

2002               Rethinking Pink, Diego Rivera Gallery; San Francisco, California USA

2001                Upsidedown Landscape, performance with, and set design for the Deborah Slater Dance Theater, Djerassi Sunday Salon Series; Woodside, California USA

2001                Home Spun, 23Thirteen, San Francisco, California USA

2000               Treasures and Pleasures, SFWA Gallery; San Francisco, California USA

1999                Desire Covenant Candy-Coated Couture (in collaboration with Mitzi Pederson), The Frame Gallery; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA  

1998                Les Échanges, Gallerie Gauche; Paris, France

s o l o   s h o w s   +   p e r f o r m a n c e s

2011                 la carte de tender: Lynn Lu + Andrée Weschler, Substation Theatre; Singapore

2008               PhD Thesis Exhibition: an idealized moment when everything is simple and secure, Musashino Art University GFAL; Tokyo, Japan

2007                still, Rathausgalerie Projektraum; Munich, Germany

2006               composite, Raum 58; Munich, Germany

2005               exposure (with Kelly Sha), Piper’s; Tokyo, Japan

2004                kissing booth, Studio Specht; Tokyo, Japan

2003                trikho- (in collaboration with Margaret Tan), Gallerie Alliance Française; Singapore

2002                pool, Arthut; San Francisco, California USA

2002                hang, Kweejibo; San Francisco, California USA

2002                chirrr, Blackhole Gallery; San Francisco, California USA

2002                fil 2, Diego Rivera Gallery; San Francisco, California USA

2001                utsgay, Diego Rivera Gallery; San Francisco, California USA

2001                deerly elongated, The Barn; Woodside, California USA

2000               what nice handwriting you have, mr tree, Boyle Studio; Otis, Oregon USA

2000               bleu à la plage (with Marty Schnapf), Neskowin Beach; Oregon USA

2000               unlovebites (with Marty Schnapf), Sitka center; Otis, Oregon USA

1999                marché aux puces (in collaboration with Mitzi Pederson), The Loge; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA

1999                ersilia (in collaboration with Mitzi Pederson), Ellis Gallery; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA

1998                the great exfoliation, Pont-de-la-Tournelle; Paris, France

1998                octavia, Bois de Sainte Victoire; Aix-en-Provence, France

1997                helix,  College of Fine Arts; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA

a r t i s t    r e s i d e n c i e s

2015                Floating Platforms; Turku, Finland

2015                CCLAP; London, UK

2009               Unitec; Auckland, New Zealand

2008               X-Change (Appreroom); Sembalun, Lombok Island, Indonesia

2002               Dorland Mountain Arts Colony; Temecula, California USA

2001                Djerassi Foundation; Woodside, California USA

2000               Ucross Foundation; Clearmont, Wyoming USA

2000               Sitka Center for Art and Ecology; Otis, Oregon USA

bibliography    

2016               “Empathy and resonant relationships in performance art” In Experiencing Liveness in Contemporary Performance, edited by Matthew Reason and Anja Lindelof. Routledge.

2013               “Experiential knowledge, empathy and performance art”, essay for pani 1+2; Belfast, Ireland

2012               “Performing Relations in five Performance Projects in three years (2006-2009)”, text for activate; London, UK    

2009              “Un poing dans la ventre: La connaisance <<experientielle>>, l’empathie et l’art de la performance”, essay for Inter: Art Actuel (Hiver 2008-2009, 101); Quebec, Canada    

2009               Schön. 30 Jahre Kunst in der Rathausgalerie, exhibition catalogue; Munich, Germany

2008               exist in 08: International Live Art Event, festival catalogue; Brisbane, Australia

2008              “Resonant relationships: The one-to-one performance”essay for Future of Imagination 5 festival catalogue; Singapore

2008              Von Urs Bugmann, review in Zentralschweitz am Sonntag, September 7; Luzern, Switzerland

2008              Navinki 2008, festival catalogue; Minsk, Belarus

2008              Preoccupations: Things Artists Do Anyway, text and image contribution to book; Singapore    and Hong Kong

2008              Hakase Kenkyuhappyoten, Musashino Art University exhibition catalogue; Tokyo, Japan

2008              Daigakuin ZoukeikenkyükaMusashino Art University Journal; Tokyo, Japan

2007              Word of Mouthexhibition catalogue; Singapore

2007             “Empathy and meaning in performance art”, essay for Future of Imagination 4 festival catalogue; Singapore

2007              Interakcje 2007festival catalogue; Piotrkow Trybunalski, Poland

2007              What is your position as an artist?, text contribution to e-publication by Heman Chong; Singapore

2007              TUPADA Crossing: Social Contact, festival catalogue; Manila, the Philippines

2006              Interakcje 2006festival catalogue; Piotrkow Trybunalski, Poland

2006              NIPAF ‘06festival catalogue; Nagano, Japan

2006              Malgosia Butterwick, write-up in Fort Sztuki, February 2006; Krakow, Poland

2006              Anita Wojtalareview in Tydzien Trybunalski, May 11; Piotrkow Trybunalski, Poland

2005             7th Asiatopia 2005 and First S.E. Asia Performance Art Symposium, festival catalogue; Bangkok, Thailand

2005              NIPAF ‘05, festival catalogue; Nagano, Japan

2003              Jason Wee, review in Vehicle, Issue #10; Singapore            

2003              Thomas White, write-up in The Straits Times, February 8; Singapore

2002              Silke Tudorreview in SFweekly, August 28; San Francisco, California USA

2001               Dennis O’Leary, review in Art Matters, Winter Edition; San Francisco, California USA

2000             Gail Kimberling, interview in The News Times, May 12; Newport, Oregon USA

collection

ArtsBenicia; Benicia, California USA

Kweejibo; San Francisco, California USA

Private collection of Patrick and Linda Wong; Hillsborough, California USA