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The Making of an Institution — Artistic Research. Talk by Chris Chong Chan Fui (Malaysia), Artist-in-Residence

26 Apr 2017, Wed 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Studio #01-05, Block 38 Malan Road

As part of The Making of an Institution, Artist-in-Residence Chris Chong Chan Fui will introduce the public to the projects he is in the process of developing and share his approach to artistic research through a selection of past works. Fuelled by a deep-seated fascination for experimental film-making, Chong’s practice often explores the threshold between illusion and reality, documentary and fiction, questioning the conventional boundaries of representation.

The talk will take place in the artist’s studio, #01-05, Block 38 Malan Road

This talk is part of the public programme of The Making of an Institution.


Chris Chong Chan Fui (b. 1982, Malaysia ) questions and redirects the processes and methodologies within varying fields such as migration, economics, natural sciences through moving images, projections, printmaking, photography and in- stallations. Chong has exhibited his works at Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France (2015); Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institute, Washington D.C., United States (2010). He has also premiered at prestigious film festivals such as the Directors’ Fortnight, Cannes, France (2009).

Image credit: Chris at work, Paris. Courtesy the artist.