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Matthew Ngui, curator

Born in 1962 in Singapore; lives there and in Perth, Australia. Visual artist working in the areas of installation, video, performance and site-specific works. He has exhibited in Australia, Singapore and in cities such as Berlin, Bordeaux, Copenhagen, Graz, Hong Kong, London, Manila and Vienna. He participated in the São Paulo (1996), Venice (2001) and Gwangju Biennales (2002) and the Documenta X in 1997.

Ngui has taught at art schools at the Australian National University, Curtin University of Technology, Edith Cowan University and the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts and run workshops or attended residencies in Austria, Japan, The Netherlands, Switzerland, and Venezuela. He is past Chairman of the Artists Regional Exchange in Perth, has served as a council member of the National Arts Council, Singapore and on the Board of the Singapore Art Museum and is now a member of the Public Art Appraisal Committee in Singapore.

In 2007 (June - August) the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney showed a survey exhibition of his art practice over nearly two decades.


(Press information of the Singapore Biennale)

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