Tiong Ang

Tiong Ang is an artist who, through various media including painting, installation, experimental film, and collaborative performance, explores subjective conditions within divided, ambivalent worlds—be it on ethical, ethnical, or sociopolitical grounds.
He studied at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie and was a resident at the Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, and currently teaches as Core Tutor at MaHKU Graduate School of Visual Art and Design. He participated in the 1st Asia Biennial/5th Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou, 2015; Biennale Jogja XII, Yogyakarta, 2013; 1st Tbilisi Triennial, Tbilisi, 2012; Manifesta 8, Murcia, 2010; 7th Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, 2008 and 2004; Plateau of Humankind, 49th Venice Biennale, Venice, 2001; 4th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, 1995; and 5th Havana Biennial, Havana, 1994. Recent solo exhibitions include: Unwanted Celebration, Lynch Tham Gallery, New York, 2014 and How To Act, Lumen Travo Gallery, Amsterdam, 2013. Ang lives and works in Amsterdam