Brian Gothong Tan

b. 1980, Cebu City, Philippines
Lives and works in Singapore

Brian Gothong Tan is one of the leading creatives in Singapore and is best known for his cutting-edge and highly engaging works in theatre, film and installation art. He graduated from California Institute of the Arts in 2005 under the Shell-NAC Scholarship.

His works have been featured in numerous productions which have toured successfully in many countries including Italy, USA, Korea and the United Kingdom. His eclectic and strange use of multimedia in theatre earned him the “Best Use of Multimedia” award in the 2005 Life! Theatre Awards, as well as “Best Multimedia Design” in 2008, 2012 and 2016.

He represented Singapore in the cultural segment of the Commonwealth Games at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) in Federation Square in Melbourne, and was the youngest artist participating in the Singapore Biennale 2006 with his installation, ‘We Live In A Dangerous World’, showcased at Tanglin Camp.

Biography information from Zhao Wei Films, June 2023

Country: Singapore
Social Media: @briangothongtan