Sam I-Shan

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Sam I-Shan

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Contributor Item Type Metadata

First Name

Sam

Surname or Business Name

I-Shan

Years Affiliated

2013

Birth Date

1977

Birthplace

Singapore

Occupation

Curator

Biographical Text

Sam I-shan is a curator with an interest in time-based media, photography, and art and politics. With fifteen years’ experience in art institutional settings, she was previously curator at National Gallery Singapore, Singapore Art Museum and Esplanade Visual Arts. Her monographic, research-focused exhibitions at NGS include the Ng Teng Fong Roof Garden Commission: Cao Fei, and Georgette Chen: At Home in the World. At Esplanade, she curated and managed new commissions and site-specific exhibitions, working with a range of regional artists. Her exhibitions at SAM include Afterimage: Contemporary Photography in Southeast Asia. She also headed film and moving image initiatives there, specializing in Artist Films, and co-programming the annual Southeast Asian Film Festival. She lives and works in Singapore and Cambodia.

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Citation

“Sam I-Shan,” NTU CCA Singapore Digital Archive, accessed September 25, 2022, https://ntuccasingapore.omeka.net/items/show/4328.