Heman Chong

Jury Member

Heman Chong is an artist, curator and writer. He received his M.A. in Communication Art & Design from The Royal College of Art, London in 2002. His conceptually-charged investigations into how individuals and communities imagine the future generates a multiplicity of objects, images, installations, situations and texts. In 2006, he produced a writing workshop with Leif Magne Tangen at Project Arts Center in Dublin where they co-authored PHILIP, a science fiction novel, with seven people over a period of seven days. In 2015 his solo show “Never, A Dull Moment” exhibited in Art Sonje Center, Seoul. He has participated in numerous international biennales including Asia Pacific Triennial 7 (2012), Performa 11 (2011), Momentum 6 (2011), Manifesta 8 (2010), 2nd Singapore Biennale (2008), SCAPE Christchurch Biennial (2006), Busan Biennale (2004), 10th India Triennial (2000) and represented Singapore in the 50th Venice Biennale (2003).

Heman has been invited by Defne Ayas, Director and Curator of the Witte de With (Rotterdam), and Mimi Brown, Founder of Spring Workshop (Hong Kong), to develop and lead the ongoing collaborative project Moderation(s) as The Moderator.