From an interest in dichotomies between digital \ organic, monumental \ minuscule and other constructed binaries, her artistic concerns have expanded into exploring ways value systems and social interfaces are expressed and evolve, often alluded to and grounded in visual and material forms. The exhibition text is written by curator Anca Rujoiu.
Chong currently lives & works between Madrid and Singapore. She completed her BA at LaSalle College of Arts, Singapore (2010) and her MFA at Royal College of Arts, London (2014). She was awarded the President's Young Talents Award 2018, Singapore (1 of 5 artists aged under 35 years) and the 2019 National Arts Council Young Artist Award. She was an artist in residency at National Museum of Modern & Contemporary Art, Seoul (2019), Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Santiago, Chile (2017). She has exhibited internationally including Gerdasafn Museum, Reyjkavik (2021), Tainan Art Centre, Taiwan (2019), Institute of Contemporary Arts, Singapore (2019), Singapore Art Museum (2018) and NTU CCA Singapore (2017).
iXin Quek Chong, "Orchid breathing in deep blue mode 2", (2021). Installation with photographic prints on silk and aluminium. Courtesy A.I. & the artist.