Behind the Scenes: artists Heman Chong and Maria Loboda

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Behind the Scenes: artists Heman Chong and Maria Loboda


19 Sep 2018, Wed 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM The Single Screen, Block 43 Malan Road

Stagings. Soundings. Readings. Free Jazz II participating artists Heman Chong and Maria Loboda will discuss various facets of their practice based on their works in the exhibition. The artists will share their process, from the initial idea of the work through its development and installation, the way in which the context dictates aspects of display, to the challenges and variations the works undergo.

Moderated by Magdalena Magiera, Curator, Outreach & Education, NTU CCA Singapore


Heman Chong (Singapore) is an artist whose work is located at the intersection between image, performance, situations, and writing. He has held solo exhibitions at Swiss Institute, New York (Legal Bookshop (Shanghai), 2018; Rossi & Rossi, Hong Kong (Abstracts from the Straits Times, 2018); Calle Wright, Manila (Never is a Promise, 2018); 72-13, Singapore (Because, the Night, 2017); Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai (Ifs, Ands, Or Buts, 2016); South London Gallery (An Arm, A Leg and Other Stories, 2015); Art Sonje Center, Seoul (Never, A Dull Moment, 2015); P!, New York (Correspondence(s), 2014); FOST Gallery, Singapore (Of Indeterminate Time Or Occurrence, 2014); Amanda Wilkinson Gallery, London (Interview(s), 2012); NUS Museum, Singapore (Calendars (2020-2096), 2011); and Art in General, New York (Common People and other Stories, 2007). He is the Co-director and Founder (with Renée Staal) of The Library of Unread Books which was installed at the NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore; the Museum of Contemporary Art and Design (MCAD), Manila; Casco Art Institute, Utrecht; and Kunstverein, Milan. Chong is currently working on the novel The Book of Drafts to be published by Polyparenthesis in 2019. He was an NTU CCA Singapore Artist-in-Residence from September 2016 to February 2017.

A public programme of Stagings. Soundings. Readings. Free Jazz II.






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