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EXHIBITION
topographies
 


by Jason Lim

22 May — 11 July 2019



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about the exhibition


Topographies is the name of the exhibition as well as a performance art piece by artist Jason Lim that will take place before the opening of his exhibition at Telok Ayer Arts Club. It evolved from a performance art piece titled Daily Koan that Jason did last year in Kjerringøy, in northern Norway, as part of Kjerringøy Land Art Biennale, which featured twelve international artists and their site- specific nature-altering works developed from a ten-day residency.  Topographies the exhibition will showcase a selection of photographic works created during a 10 days residency at the Kjerringoy Land Art in 2018, during which the artist created more than 150 photographic images inspired by the landscape and natural materials found on site.

about the artist


Jason Lim’s (b.1966) repertoire of works encompasses ceramic art, photography, video, installation, and performance art. He studied at Central St Martins College of Art & Design, between 1989 and 1992, and graduated with a BA (Hons). He attained his Master of Fine Arts Degree from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (LaSalle College of the Arts) in 2003.

Lim was co-Artistic Director and Artistic Director of Future of Imagination (an international performance art event held in Singapore) 2 (2004) & 5 (2008) and 7 (2011), 8 (2012) & 9 (2014) respectively. In 2010 he was invited as guest artist to join performance art collective Black Market International in their 25th anniversary celebration tour of Poland, Germany and Switzerland. As a performance artist, he has been invited to present performances in more than 20 countries. In 2007, he presented his work Walking Sticks at the 4th World Ceramics Biennale in Korea winning the Juror’s Prize. Also in 2007 Lim presented Just Dharma and Light Weight at the Singapore Pavilion of the 52nd Venice Biennale.

As a ceramist, his works have been collected and commissioned by various public museums, art institutions, corporate companies and private collections, both locally and internationally. Lim’s artistic projects, residencies and travels have been recognized, supported and awarded with numerous grants and awards from the National Arts Council since 1994.





address
Telok Ayer Arts Club
2 McCallum Street
Singapore 069043


opening hours
Monday to Saturday
(close on Public Holidays)
11:00am — 11:00pm

for enquiries
+65 6221 0712 Contactus@telokayerartsclub.sg


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