Graduated in 1993, Bachelor Fine Arts from Elam School of Fine Arts, Auckland University, New Zealand, Yuk King Tan’s work spans diverse materials and media regarding the intersection between culture, work and identity, often culminating in a performative investigation towards political issues such as value and economy.
Yuk King Tan has had major solo and group exhibitions, most importantly at the Camden Arts Centre in London, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst in Aachen, Museum Fridericianum in Kassel, Kunstverein in Hamburg, Musuem of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles and Wellington City Gallery, New Zealand, Hong Kong Arts Centre, and Artists Space in New York.
She has held residencies at Dunedin, New Plymouth, Queensland, Aachen, Sydney and London and has participated at International Biennials in Queensland, Vilnius, Auckland and Sao Paulo.
( from the artist’s website )
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