Modern Art

Born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1969
Lives and works in London

Education
1993 – 1994

MA Fine Art

Chelsea College of Art & Design, London

1990 – 1993

BA Fine Art, Sculpture

Chelsea College of Art & Design, London

1988 – 1989

Foundation Course

Middlesex Polytechnic, London

Solo Exhibitions
2018

In the half life

Edouard Malingue Gallery, Hong Kong, China

2016

Modern Art

London

2014

Besides

Camden Arts Centre, London

2012

Visitor

Galleria Franco Noero, Turin, Italy

Modern Art

London

2009

Modern Art

London

Introduction and Jargon

Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland

2008

Open Container

Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch, Berlin, Germany

2007

A Metal Bar Fell On Someone's Head Or Something

Galleria Franco Noero, Turin, Italy

Free to Meet For Coffee Sometime Soon

Modern Art, London

2000

His Divine Grace

Modern Art, London

1997

The Showroom

London, commissioned by The Showroom in collaboration with inIVA

Selected Group Exhibitions
2019

Yona Lee, Phillip Lai, Hany Armanious (forthcoming)

Fine Arts, Sydney, Australia

2018

The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture

The Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield

Spinning (with Peter Robinson)

Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland, New Zealand

Fences & Windows

Modern Art, London

2016

Theories of Modern Art

Modern Art, London

Can I Step on It?

Galleria Franco Noero, Turin, Italy

When Did Intimacy Begin Width, curated by Torey Thornton

Jeffrey Stark, New York, NY, USA

2015

An Intervention

John Hansard Gallery, Southampton University, Southampton

2014

Interior

Modern Art, London

Somewhat Abstract

Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham

2013

In the wake of a view (with Jeremiah Day)

Appartement Elisa Platteau, Brussels, Belgium

Sculptures by Thomas Schütte and Phillip Lai

Faggionato Fine Arts, London

2012

London Twelve

City Gallery Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

2010

No Soul For Sale: A Festival of Independents (Mousse contribution, curated by Jonathan Griffin)

Turbine Hall, Tate Modern, London

2008

Seven Times Two or Three

Cubitt, London

2007

In The Poem About Love You Don't Write The Word Love

Overgaden, Institute for Samtidskunst, Copenhagen, Denmark; Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, MN, USA

2006

In The Poem About Love You Don't Write The Word Love

Artists Space, New York, NY, USA

John Frumism (with Mike Nelson and Paul Thek)

Hotel, London

If it didn't exist you'd have to invent it: a partial Showroom history

The Showroom, London

2005

In The Poem About Love You Don't Write The Word Love

CCA, Glasgow, Scotland

2004

Uscita Pistoia

SpazioA, Pistoia, Italy

Strange Weather

Modern Art, London

Tag Team Experiment, two-person relay exhibition

alternative project space, Edinburgh, Scotland

2002

We Want Out

CityLights Project, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

2000

Senselessness-lessness

Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland

Death Race 2000

Threadwaxing Space, New York, NY, USA

1999

Cities on the Move

Hayward Gallery, London (included as part of Nasubi Gallery project)

Black Box (continued screenings)

Venues including Angel Row, Nottingham; Artezium, Luton

New Video from Great Britain, (British Council tour to South America)

Venues including Sala Mendoza, Caracas, Venezuela; Museo Carillo Gil, Mexico City, Mexico

1998

Black Box, (commissioned by Film & Video Umbrella)

Open Eye, Liverpool (ISEA); Lift (Pandæmonium festival), London; Aspex, Portsmouth; ARC, Stockton-on-Tees

New Video from Great Britain

MoMA, New York, NY, USA

Bed and Workshop

alternative space, Rennes, France

Grey Area

Bonnington Gallery, Nottingham

1996

Deep Signal

Gasworks, London

Deep Signal

Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

Off Camp/On Base (Pimple Life)

Tokyo Big Sight Exhibition Centre, Japan, Tokyo

I beg to differ

Milch, London

Update 96

The Old Turbine Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark

1995

Fresh (continued screenings)

Venues including Video Positive 95, Liverpool; Tate, London

1994

The Institute of Cultural Anxiety

Institute of Contemporary Arts, London

Weirdos

SAGA Basement, Copenhagen, Denmark

Fresh, Film & Video Umbrella touring programme

Venues including Institute of Contemporary Arts, London; CCA, Glasgow, Scotland; Ikon Gallery, Birmingham

Miniatures

The Agency, London

No Vacancies

alternative venue, Frankfurt, Germany

Selected Collections

Arts Council Collection, London

Camden Arts Centre, London

Nomas Foundation, Rome, Italy

Sifang Art Museum, Nanjing, China

Tate, London