BIO

French-born Afro/Vietnamese/Cambodian
Lives and works in London, UK

solo exhibitions
2020  Crepuscular Dreams of (Dis-) Alienation, Banner Repeater, London
2018  Acidulated Stellar Mix, Filet gallery, London
2016  Disobey to the Dance of Time, StudioRCA, London
2015  Feminism: Wild Nature, Artičok, Prague, Czech Republic
2012  Suddenly Everything Wrong Makes Sense, Carlos/Ishikawa, London
2012  New Materials in the Reading of the World, Transmission gallery, Galsgow

group exhibitions (selection)
2023 CITIES OF THE NIGHT, RIBA, London Festival of Architecture (upcoming)
2023 Extraction, Platform Asia (upcoming)
2022  Atmospheres, Hi-Noon, Photo London, Somerset House, London
2021  Syncopes, Mimosa House gallery, London
2019  Euronoize, Kunsthall Oslo, Norway
2018  Between the Visible and the Invisible, Maraya Art Centre, Sharjah, UAE
2015  Drawing Biennale 2015, Drawing Room, London
2014  Höhenrausch 2014, OK Centre for Contemporary Art, Linz, Austria
2014  Pole Pole, School Hut, Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
2014  ART Rotterdam 2014
2013  Fresh Trauma, Ceri Hand gallery, London
2011  The Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Imperial College, London
2011  Beyond Ourselves, The Royal Society of Science

screenings and festivals (selection)
2022  Defying Dreams, PAF Festival, Olomouc, Czech Republic
2022  Sonic Statements, Celestial festival, Berlin
2021  Spirit, Feeding, Vtape, Toronto, Canada
2021  Chooc Ly Tan “On the Offbeat” Vdrome.org (online)
2021  ArtBomb Festival, Doncaster, UK
2018  CHALE WOTE Festival, Film Labs, Accra, Ghana
2017  PAF Olomouk 2017, Festival of Film Animation & Contemporary Art, Czech Republic
2017  Britain in Pieces, presented by Project O, Spielart, Munich, Germany
2017  SSS, BAK, Utrecht, the Netherlands
2017  Art Stays: Natur-al(l), 15th Fest. of Contemporary Art, Slovenia
2016  Both Sides Now, East Asian tour: Ray Art Centre, Shanghai / Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing / Brit. Art Council, HK / SongEun Art, Seoul, Korea / Taiwan Int. Video Art Exhib., Taiwan / Osmosis Audiovisual Media Fest., Taipei & Kaohsiung
2014  Selected 4 UK tour: CCA, Glasgow / Whitechapel gallery, London  / Nottingham Contemporary / Fabrica, Brighton / Star & Shadow Cinema, Newcastle

performances (selection)
2023  You Make Me Feel, Somerset House studios, London (upcoming)
2023  Climate Crisis >> Art Action Takeover, Whitechapel gallery, London (upcoming)  
2022  Earth Friction, Lava Lines, Biblioteka, London
2022  144, Reference Point 180, London
2019  RA Lates: Transcendence, Royal Academy, London
2019  Performance as Publishing ‘At Home’, London
2018  Acidulated Stellar Mix, Maraya Art centre, Sharjah, UAE
2018  Wild Kind, Art Research Prog. at Goldsmiths, London
2017  Decolonise Meteoric Mix, Villa Empain, Brussel
2017  Unbound #3, with Foundation Press, Baltic, Gateshead, UK
2017  Chooc Ly Tan's Work Station, CCA, EdUHK, Hong Kong
2014  Let’s Make Another Tomorrow, Gasworks, London
2014  Let’s make Another Possible Now, Flat Time House, London
2012  Supernormal Festival, Braziers Park, UK
2012  In Space There Is No Up or Down, Circa Projects, Newcastle

public art
2020  Rave Intergalactic, HJÓLIÐ, Reykjavík, Iceland (sound piece)
2019  Rêve, Rave et Révolution, London  (billboard)

residencies (selection)
2018  Open Field, London Met School of Art, Architecture & Design
2017  The Inhabitation, Villa Empain, Brussels
2017  CCA, EdUHK, Hong Kong
2016  Artist-in-Residence Workshop Programme, Tate Modern

2014 WAÏ 2, Saint-Lunaire, France
2013  Defining Pi, Wysing Art Centre/Cambridge Computer Lab
2008  Galtarviti Lighthouse, The Westfjords, Iceland













talks/discussions (selection)
note: all talks (unless otherwise stated)
2023 Decolonising Queer Artistic Space and Practice: Critical Dialogue with Asia-Art-Activism, online (upcoming)
2023 Artist’s talk, Slade Contemporary Art Lecture Programme (upcoming)
2023  Artist’s talk, Chelsea College of Arts, UAL, London (upcoming)
2023  Artist’s talk, Slade MA/MFA Media, London
2022  Sonic Statements, Celestial festival, Berlin (discussion)
2022  Artist’s talk, Rosso Fashion & Arts Education, Shanghai, China
2021  The Ruskin School of Art – University of Oxford
2021  Sustainability, Glasgow School of Art
2020  LCC/CRiSAP Sound Arts Visiting Practitioner Lecture Series, London
2020  Falmouth university, Cornwall, UK
2019  Sonic Culture, CalArts – California Institute of the Arts
2019  Signals: Experiments in Sound, Tate Modern, London (discussion)
2019  MA/MFA Computational Art, Goldsmiths university (discussion)
2019  Performance in digital space, Block Universe x Visual Culture, Goldsmiths uni. (discussion)
2019  Professional practice, Goldsmiths University, London
2019  Bournemouth university, School of Art, UK
2018  Kingston University School of Art, UK
2018  'Film Labs' & 'Women in music', CHALE WOTE, Accra, Ghana (discussions)
2018  The powerful don't make revolutions!, Bergen Kunsthall, NO (discussion)
2016  Newcastle University, UK
2015  ‘DIY Science, Tech. & Gender’, DIY Fest., London (discussion)
2012  Kosmica, Arts Catalyst, London

press and publications (selection)
The Dark Preview, vol.5, The Urban Night Project
Three exhibitions to see in London, E. Nairne & K. Jhala, The Art Newspaper, 4/6/21
Syncopes, Tess Charnley, Art Monthly, June 2021
On Site: Syncopes, Deborah Nash, The Wire, March 2021
Chinese Art Now Festival: Queering Now, Zoe Paskett, ES Magazine, Feb. 2020
Hi-noon carves out a new online space for artists & collectors, British Journal of Photography, 8/8/19
Q & A with 6x6 Projects, 12th edition, 2019
Dance Break, Canvas Magasine, November issue, 2018
Between the Visible and Invisible, Saudi Gazette, 9/12/18
Both Sides Now III – FINAL FRONTIERS, Videoclub/Videotage, UK/HK, 2016
Pit stop with Suzi perry, BBC Radio, 12.3.15
Documents Visual Culture, L'Officiel Art: France, Joel Vacheron, Oct. 2014
Time Travel without a Machine, in Bøygen #2, Interpress Norge, Oslo, Norway, 2014
Selected, The Guardian, 17 May 2014

teaching (selection)
2022-onward  Lecturer, MFA in Fine Art, Goldsmiths university, London
2020-onward  Senior Ruskin Tutor, BFA, The Ruskin School of Art, University of Oxford
2017-onward  Associate Lecturer, MA Photography, Royal College of Art, London 
2017-19  Associate Lecturer, BA Fine Art Extension, Goldsmiths university
2015-18  Visiting Lecturer, BA Fine Art, Arts University Bournemouth, UK
2013-2020 Art Teacher, Lycée Français de Londres

workshops/masterclass/seminars (selection)
2023  1-week workshop in drawing and filmmaking, Camberwell school of Art, London (upcoming)
2022  Sonic Cities, Theatrum Mundi, London
2022  Interrogating Decoloniality, University of East London
2022  Party For The Future, St Paul’s Girls’ School (London)
2019  Artist-led workshop, Sound as Art, Camden Art Centre, London
2017  Seminar, CCA, Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
2016  Artist-led workshops, Labs at Wysing Art Centre, Cambridge, UK
2016  seminar, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK

education
2011  MFA in Fine Art, Goldsmiths, University (Distinction)
2006  BA (hons) Fine Art, Central Saint Martins, London


awards
2020  DYCP award, Arts Council England

2011  Startpoint Prize, nominated by Goldsmiths uni., Czech Republic














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