Sim Chi Yin

b. 1978, Singapore
Lives and works in New York, USA, and Berlin, Germany

Sim Chi Yin is a Singaporean artist whose research-based practice includes photography, moving image, archival interventions and text-based performance. Her work focuses on history, conflict, memory and extraction.

Solo exhibitions include ‘One Day We’ll Understand’, Zilberman Gallery Berlin (2021); Les Rencontres d’Arles (2021); Landskrona Foto Festival, Sweden (2020); Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong (2019), ‘Most People Were Silent’, Institute of Contemporary Arts, LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore (2018), and ‘Fallout, Nobel Peace Museum’, Oslo (2017).

Her work has also been included in group shows such as ‘Most People Were Silent’, Aesthetica Art Prize, York Art Gallery, UK (2019); ‘UnAuthorised Medium’, Framer Framed, Amsterdam, Netherlands (2018), ‘Relics’, Jendela Visual Arts Space, Esplanade, Singapore (2018), ‘Guangzhou Image Triennial’ (2021), the ‘15th Istanbul Biennial’, Turkey (2017). Sim was commissioned as the ‘Nobel Peace Prize’ photographer in 2017.

Chi Yin is represented by Zilberman Gallery in Berlin, Germany, and Hanart TZ Gallery in Hong Kong. She is also doing a visual practice-based PhD at King’s College London.

Biography information from the artist’s website, June 2022

Country: Singapore
Social Media: @chiyin_sim
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