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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, conducted research in the lab of Kawamata Tadashi at Tokyo National University of Fine Art and Music (Tokyo Geidai) in 2004, 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), Sotheby's Institute of Art (2017, 2018), London College of Communication, University of the Arts London (2018), 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, 2017), National Institute of Education (2003, 2009), and at Rojak 09 (2007) in Singapore.

Lynn a Visiting Artist at London College of Communication, University of the Arts London, an Associate Lecturer at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, and an Associate Artist at ]performance s p a c e [.

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e d u c a t i o n

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

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  Haumapuhia Rising, a durational performance commissioned by The Performance Arcade 2018 / Asia New Zealand Foundation; 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

2007  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

2006  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

2003  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

1999  Best of Show Award, Study Abroad Show, Carnegie Mellon University; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA   

1999  University Honors, Carnegie Mellon University; Pennsylvania USA

1999  College of Fine Art Honors, Carnegie Mellon University; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA                          

1999  Lambda Sigma Honor Society, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh; Pennsylvania USA        

t e a c h i n g

2018  Visiting Artist at London College of Communication, University of the Arts London; London

2017  Associate Lecturer at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts; Singapore

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

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

2010-2014  Associate Lecturer at Southampton Solent University; Southampton

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

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

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

2012  Visiting Artist at Sverigefinska folkhögskolan; Haparanda

2012  Visiting Artist at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts; Singapore

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

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

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

2011  Visiting Artist at Columbia College Chicago; Chicago, Illinois         

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

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

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

t a l k i n g

2018  Visiting Artist talk at London College of Communication, UAL; London. Invited by Joel Karamath.

2018  Visiting Artist talk at Sotheby's Institute of Art; London. Invited by Viv Lawes.

2018  Visiting Artist talk at Sotheby's Institute of Art; London. Invited by Dr Eliza Tan.

2018  Visiting Artist talk at School of the Arts; Singapore. Invited by Tan Wee Lit.

2017  Visiting Artist talk at Sotheby's Institute of Art; London. Invited by Viv Lawes.

2016  Visiting Artist talk at Plymouth University, School of Art and Media; Plymouth. Invited by Dr Anya Lewin.      

2014  Visiting Artist talk at Plymouth University, School of Art and Media; Plymouth. Invited by Dr Anya Lewin.   

2014  Visiting Artist talk at Virginia Commonwealth University, School of the Arts; Richmond, VA. Invited by Prof Shannon Castleman.      

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

2013  Visiting Artist talk at York St John University, Faculty of Arts; York. Invited by Dr Matthew Reason.

2013  Visiting Artist talk at University of Illinois, School of Art and Design; Urbana-Champaign, Illinois. Invited by Prof Deke Weaver.

2013  Visiting Artist talk at School of the Arts Institute of Chicago; Chicago, Illinois. Invited by Dr Nora Taylor.

2013  Visiting Artist talk at Carnegie Mellon University, School of Art, College of Fine Arts; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Invited by Prof Bob Bingham.      

2013  Visiting Artist talk at Vanderbilt University, College of Arts and Science; Nashville, Tennessee. Invited by Amelia Winger-Bearskin.

2013  Artist talk at ]performance s p a c e [; London. Invited by Bean.

2013  Visiting Artist talk at School of the Arts; Singapore. Invited by Tan Wee Lit.

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

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

2011  Visiting Artist talk at Carnegie Mellon University, School of Art, College of Fine Arts; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Invited by Prof Jon Beckley.        

2011  Visiting Artist talk at School of the Arts Institute of Chicago; Chicago, Illinois. Invited by Dr Nora Taylor.

2011  Visiting Artist talk at Columbia College Chicago; Chicago, Illinois. Invited by Prof Sabina Ott.

2011  Visiting Artist talk at Chatham College; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Invited by Dr Prajna Parasher.

2011  Visiting Scholar talk at Minerva Foundation; Berkeley, California. Invited by Tamia Marg Anderson.

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

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

2011  Visiting Artist talk at University of the Arts London, Camberwell College of Arts; London. Invited by Prof Rebecca Fortnum.

2011  Visiting Artist talk at Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton; Winchester. Invited by Dr Beth Harland.

2011  Visiting Artist talk at Nanyang Technological University, School of Art, Media and Design; Singapore. Invited by Dr Michael Tan.

2011  Visiting Artist talk at National University of Singapore, Tembusu College; Singapore. Invited by Dr Margaret Tan.      

2011  Visiting Artist talk at LASALLE College of the Arts; Singapore. Invited by Hazel Lim.

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

2010  Visiting Artist talk at LASALLE College of the Arts; Singapore. Invited by Dr Ian Woo.

2009  Visiting Artist talk at Massey University College of Creative Arts, Performance Design; Wellington. Invited by Sam Trubridge.

2009  Visiting Artist talk at Unitec, College of Design; Auckland. Invited by Prof Marcus Williams.

2009  Visiting Artist talk at Hansung University; Seoul. Invited by Dirk Fleischmann.

2009  Visiting Artist talk at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts; Singapore. Invited by Dr Susie Lingham.

2009  Visiting Artist talk at National Institute of Education; Singapore. Invited by Dr Yow Siew Kah.

2009  Visiting Artist talk at LASALLE College of the Arts; Singapore. Invited by Prof Milenko Prvacki.

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

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

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

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

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

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. Invited by Yoshinori Niwa.

2007  Artist talk at “Rojak 09” at LASALLE College of the Arts; Singapore. Invited by Willie Koh.

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

2006  Visiting Artist talk at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste München; Munich. Invited by Prof Wolfgang Ullrich.

2006  Visiting Artist talk at Carnegie Mellon University, School of Art, College of Fine Arts;  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Invited by Prof Susanne Slavick.        

2006  Visiting Artist talk at the San Francisco Art Institute, New Genres Department; San Francisco, California. Invited by Prof Charles Boone.

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

2005  Visiting Artist talk at LASALLE College of the Arts, Fine Art Department; Singapore. Invited by Dr Ian Woo.

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

2003  Visiting Artist talk at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts; Singapore. Invited by Dr John Low.                  

2003  Visiting Artist talk at LASALLE College of the Arts; Singapore. Invited by Prof Milenko Prvacki.

2003  Visiting Artist talk at National Institute of Education; Singapore. Invited by Colin Reaney.

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

2018  Kinderbiennale, Staatliche Kunstsammlunger Dresden; Dresden

2018  UnAuthorised Medium, Framer Framed; Amsterdam

2018  Border STEW: De-colon-ising Art and Learning, Livestock at MART; Dublin

2018  Parlour Geometrique, Chiswick House; London

2018  Oxytocin: Mothering the World, Kings College London; London

2017  START Art Fair, Saatchi Gallery; London

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

2017  Waterways, Venice Biennale Diaspora Pavilion; Venice

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

2017  BLOOD: Life Uncut, Science Gallery London; London

2017  #51%RememberHer, Tower Gallery; London

2017  OH! Open House, Holland Village; Singapore

2016  La Petite Mort, Wellcome Collection; London

2016  Parlour Dictionnaire, Dr Johnson’s House; London

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

2016  Homunculus, Asylum; London

2016  Krisis, Bonington Gallery; Nottingham

2016  Ghost on the Wire #2, Objectifs; Singapore

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

2015  Kunstbanken Performance Festival, Town Square; Hamar

2015  Secret Archipelago, Palais de Tokyo; Paris

2015  From East to the Barbican, The Barbican; London

2015  Floating Platforms, Titanik Galleria; Turku

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

2015  I’M Ten, IMT Gallery; London

2015  Syntheses, NorthArt Gallery; Auckland

2015  Cyprus International Performance Art Festival, Nicosia

2015  Mysterious Objects at Noon, Objectifs; Singapore

2015  Mysterious Objects at Noon #2, ArtLacuna; London

2015  PLAY!, Lab451; London

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

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

2014  Future of Imagination 9, Goodman Arts Centre; Singapore

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

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

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

2013  IN>TIME, DEFIBRILLATOR Gallery; Chicago, Illinois

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

2012  LUPA 12, James Campbell House; London

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

2012  IPA Festival, SALT Galata; Istanbul

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

2012  IKRA Performance and Dance Festival, Sverigefinska folkhögskolan; Haparanda

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

2012  Parlour Jardin, Oxford Botanical Garden; Oxford

2012  Liminal Bodies, The Exchange Gallery; Penzance

2011  The Secret Language of Flowers, Andipa Contemporary; London

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2010  Murmur, The Waterside Project Space; London

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.

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

2010  Child’s Play, Evil Empire; Singapore

2010  Future of Imagination 6, Sculpture Square; Singapore

2010  ArtEvict, 195 Mare Street; London

2010  Parlour Praxis, Christ Church Spitalfields; London

2010  Touch Village Liverpool, A Foundation; Liverpool

2010  ArtEvict, Abney Park Cemetery; London

2010  Feeding Ghosts, Kitsch Gallery; San Francisco, California

2010  Etiquette, The Substation; Singapore

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

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

2009  Blackout, Qsquare; Singapore

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

2009  10th OPEN Performance Art Festival; Beijing

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

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

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

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

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

2008   Nishikawaguchi Project, Nishikawaguchi Open Space; Nishikawaguchi

2008  Asian Youth Imagination, Musuii Gallery; Nishikawaguchi

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

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

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

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

2008  Future of Imagination 5, Sculpture Square; Singapore

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

2008  ART CLAIMS IMPULSE, Gallery Art Claims Impulse; Berlin

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

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

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

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

2008  Matsushiro Contemporary Art Festival; Matsushiro

2007  INPORT: International Video-Performance Art Festival; Tallinn

2007  Singapore Art Show, Singapore Art Museum; Singapore

2007  Artist as Activist, Plan B; Tokyo

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

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

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

2007  Konsumprozession, Alter Hof; Munich

2007  Performancetage Linz, Herrenstrasse 56; Linz

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

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

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

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

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

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

2006  Ryouiki no Yukiki, Waverly Gallery; Nottingham

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

2006  Live Evening, Raum 58; Munich

2006  OpenSEA, The Substation; Singapore

2006  Light and Lines, MICA Building, Singapore

2006  Dislocate, Art Laboratory Project Space; Koiwa

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

2006  Flo-Union, Pink Cow; Tokyo

2006  Mind Vitamin, SuperDeluxe; Tokyo

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

2005  Nippon International Performance Art Festival, Design Festa; Tokyo

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

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

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

2005  New World Maps, Benisanpit; Tokyo

2005  Lib-Live, ICC Gallery; Tokyo

2005  Traversing Territories, SuperDeluxe; Tokyo

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

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

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

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

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

2002  Getherness, 49 Geary; San Francisco, California

2002  Cream, ArtsBenicia; Benicia, California

2002  Ephemera, Southern Exposure; San Francisco, California

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

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

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

2001  Home Spun, 23Thirteen, San Francisco, California

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

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

1998  Les Échanges, Gallerie Gauche; Paris

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

2007  still, Rathausgalerie Projektraum; Munich

2006  composite, Raum 58; Munich

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

2004  kissing booth, Studio Specht; Tokyo

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

2002  pool, Arthut; San Francisco, California

2002  hang, Kweejibo; San Francisco, California

2002  chirrr, Blackhole Gallery; San Francisco, California

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

2001  utsgay, Diego Rivera Gallery; San Francisco, California

2001  deerly elongated, The Barn; Woodside, California

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

1997  helix,  College of Fine Arts; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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

200  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