Sookoon ANG

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Born
1977

Medium
MIxed Media

Country
Singapore

Education
Diploma in Fine Art, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore
BA in Arts with Honours, School of Visual Arts, New York, USA


Selected Exhibitions (*: solo exhibition)

2014
INSIDE, Palais De Tokyo, Paris, France

Art Basel Hong Kong, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre*

Materialized Time, Latent Spaces, Singapore

2013
Love Is The Ultimate Outlaw, Rectangle, Brussels, Belgium*

Art Stage Singapore, Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre, Singapore*

2012
Still Building, Selasar Sunaryo Art Space, Bandung, Indonesia

Subject Shall Remain Anonymous, Give Art Space, Singapore

Future Proof, 8Q, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore

Say Hi To Forever, Chan Hampe Gallery, Singapore*

2011
Open Studios, International Studio & Curatorial Program, New York, USA

If Lightning Falls On Low Places, Projective City Contemporary Art, Paris, France

2010
The Waves/Waifs, APC Gallery, Fribourg, Switzerland*

Open Studios, International Studio & Curatorial Program, New York, USA

Beijing International Art Biennale, Beijing, China

In The Flesh, Institute of Contemporary Art, Singapore

2009
Found and Lost, Osage Gallery, Singapore

Dis-Ease, Iziko South African National Gallery, Capetown, South Africa

The Waves/Waifs, Red Mill Gallery, Vermont, USA*

1to9, The Substation Gallery, Singapore*

At Home Abroad, 8Q, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore

2008
Beijing International Art Biennale, Beijing, China

Dis-Ease, Bank Gallery, Durban South Africa

Mobile Video Art, Tina B. 2008-Prague Contemporary Art, Festival, Prague, Czech Republic

2007
Open Ateliers, Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2006
Ascension of the Everyday, Mushroom Arts, New York, USA

Weighs Like Mine, The Substation Gallery, Singapore*

Open Ateliers, Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Art for Healing, Mushroom Arts, New York, USA

Rijksakademie at Parts, Parts, Xiamen City, China

Migration Addicts, Sculpture Square, Singapore

Sehnsuchtig gleiten Ballone rund um die Welt, Green Pavilion, Berlin, Germany

2005
Domestic Engineering, Shanghai Duolun MoMA, Shanghai, China

Two Asias, Two Europes, Shanghai Duolun MoMA, Shanghai, China

Written on Wind and Water, Goliath Art Space, New York, USA

Migration Addicts, DDM Warehouse, Shanghai, China

2003
1.580726m = 1580,000,000pm, Goliath Visual Space, New York, USA


Selected Film/Video Screenings

2014
Exorcize Me, Palaise de Tokyo, Paris, France

Art Basel Hong Kong, Film Sector, Hong Kong Arts Centre

Change & Exchange filmogram, Werkstattkino, Munich, Germany

Arte Chanel, France and Germany

2011
8th Singapore Short Cuts, National Museum of Singapore, Singapore

2nd Experimental Film Forum, Singapore

2010
Fribourg International Film Festival, Fribourg, Switzerland

2009
Singapore International Film Festival, Singapore

2008
Tricky Women Animated Film Festival, Vienna, Austria

Inattendus Film Festival, Lyon, France

2007
International Film Festival Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2006
Lab-O Sonore MOCA Lyon, Lyon, France

O.V.L by REC, MIACA, Yokohama, Japan

International Short Film Festival, Oberhausen, Germany

Fukuoka Film Festival, Fukuoka, Japan

Amsterdam Film Experience, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Impakt Festival, Utrecht, The Netherlands

VAMP TV-screening, Berlin, Germany

2005
KunstFilmBiennale, Köln, Germany

International Short Film Festival, Detmold, Germany

International Short Film Festival, Oberhausen, Germany

International Video Festival, Bochum, Germany

FilmFestival, Dresden, Germany

International Short Film Festival, Hamburg, Germany

Shanghai Duolun MoMA, Shanghai, China

Hull International Short Film Festival, Hull, United Kingdom

VideoFormes, Clermont-Ferrand, France

Fribourg International Film Festival, Fribourg, Switzerland

Highs Fall Film Festival, New York, USA

Les inattendus, Lyon, France

Hong Kong Independent Film Festival, Hong Kong, China

2004
Zebra Poetry Film Awards, Berlin, Germany

Reel Venus Film Festival, New York, USA

Kasseler Documentary Film and Video Festival, Kassel, Germany

Asian Film Symposium (Singapore-Malaysia Film Exchange Project), Singapore

Women in Film Festival, Singapore

Darklight Digital Film Festival, Dublin, Ireland


Residencies

2012
Art Incubator Artist-In-Residence Program, Objectifs, Singapore

2010
International Studio & Curatorial Program, New York, USA

2009
Singapore Management University-ASEAN Artist Residency, Singapore

Changdong National Art Studio, Seoul, Korea

2007
Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten/Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science,

The Netherlands

2006
Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten/Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science,

The Netherlands

2005
Shanghai Duolun MoMA, Shanghai, China


Awards & Prizes

2010
International Arts Residency Grant, National Arts Council, Singapore

Singapore Internationale Grant, Singapore International Foundation, Singapore

2009
International Development Grant, National Arts Council, Singapore

Freeman Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Vermont, USA

International Development Grant, National Arts Council, Singapore

Asia-Pacific Artist Fellowship, Changdong National Art Studio, Seoul, Korea

2008
International Development Grant, National Arts Council, Singapore

2007
Arts Training Grant, Rotary Club-NAC, Singapore

2006
Arts Training Grant, Rotary Club-NAC, Singapore

International Touring Grant, National Arts Council, Singapore

2005
Short Film Grant, Singapore Film Commission, Singapore

International Touring Grant, National Arts Council, Singapore

1999
Overseas Bursary, National Arts Council, Singapore

1997
Bursary, National Arts Council, Singapore

1996
Scholarship, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore


Selected Bibliography

2012
Huang, Lijie, “Cracking the sugary glaze”, The Straits Times [Singapore], 5 June

Huang, Lijie, “Portraits without a name”, The Straits Times [Singapore], 19 April

2010
Wyser, Olivier, “Sookoon Ang, Surréaliste et romantique”, La Liberte [Switzerland], 16 March

2007
De Coninck, Fritz, “De lichtheid van het bestaan”, Het Financieele Dagblad [The Netherlands], 29

September

Martin, Mayo, “A homecoming”, Today [Singapore], 9 March

Shetty, Deepika, “Artistic homecoming”, The Straits Times [Singapore], 7 March

2006
Chow, Clara, “Room to move”, Life!, The Straits Times [Singapore], 5 January, p. 3

2005
Catching, Rebecca, “Beneath The Surface- Video artists Suzanne Winterling and Sookoon Ang delve

into the subconscious”, That’s! Shanghai [China], April, pp. 68-69

Eggel, Caroline, “Sookoon Ang and Suzanne Winterling”, Artforum Online, May