SIAN FAN

1991

EDUCATION

 

2018-2020

Central Saint Martins, MA Fine Art

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2011-2014

The University of Brighton, BA Performance & Visual Art Dance, 1st Class with Hons

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020

 

Museum Week, Online

 

Portal1.0, The Lethaby Gallery, Online

 

15, Online Performance Art Festival, Online

 

Becomings, APT Gallery, London, UK

 

Sale, Tate Exchange, Tate Modern, London, UK

 

2019

Post Graduate Auction, The Lethaby Gallery, London, UK

Creative Lab, Arcade East, London, UK

STORYHACK, British Council, Tirana, Albania

  

Lives of Net Art, Tate Modern, London, UK

Vanishing Point: The Curation and Preservation of Virtual Reality, Central Saint Martins, London, UK

 

We Are Here We Are, Apiary Studios, London, UK

Movement, Tate Exchange, Tate Modern, London, UK

 

2018

PlayUK, British Council, Western Balkans, Bulgaria

Broke, The Minories, Colchester, UK

Techno Utopia by G_url Project, Sluice Gallery, London, UK

Plugin, Firstsite, Colchester, UK

Play Back, ICA, London, UK

The Finder, Offsite Project, Online

 

Catalyst, RADA, London, UK

Error, Dalpofz, Online

 

2017

Her Visions, Second Home, London, UK

Play Back, De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill On Sea, UK

Play Back, Aesthetica Short Film Festival, London, UK

 

TECHNE X The Wrong, The Wrong Biennale, Online

We: You, Me, Firstsite, Colchester, UK

Ignition: First Acts, Ruskin Gallery, Cambridge, UK

Play Back, Encounters Film Festival, London, UK

Float Digital, Firstsite, Colchester, UK

Play Back, SPACE Studios, London, UK

Media Art Fair Germany, Contemporary Art Ruhr, Essen, Germany

 

2016

You Don't Own Me, Isthisit, Online

 

Unlock, The Junction, Cambridge, UK

Andy Warhol: Digital Factory Residency, Firstsite, Colchester, UK

 

Out On Tour, The Gibberd Gallery, Harlow, UK

 

2015

 

After Dark, Cuckoo Farm Studios, Colchester, UK

2014

Graduate Show, University of Brighton, Brighton, UK

Brighton Festival, Grand Parade Gallery, Brighton, UK

AWARDS, RESIDENCIES & COMMISSIONS

2020

The Place Choreodrome (Shortlist)

 

Phoenix Idle Web Commission

 

Firstsite Collectors Award

 

2019

 

Arcade East: Creative Lab

 

BBC New Creatives Commission

 

The UAL Mona Hatoum Scholarship

 

2018

South East Dance Flourish Fund (Shortlist)

 

2017

 

Firstsite Collectors Award

Collusion Commissions (Shortlist)

Ignition Catalyst Award

Screen South VR Lab Bursary

South East Dance Supported Artist

Float Digital Associate Artist

 

2016

 

Random Acts Ignition Commission

Gibberd Gallery: Out On Tour Commission

 

2015

ENAS Travel Award

 

2014

Seoul National University Outstanding Creative Achievement Award

 

PRESS

 

2020

Coléchi: Digital Detox - Interview

 

Museum Week - Interview

 

Light Years - Interview

Art Breath - Feature

Channel 4: Grayson's Art Club - Feature

BBC4: Get Animated - Feature

2019

 

Gallery Girl - Interview

Arts Council: Supporting the next generation of creativity - Feature

The Art Gorgeous: 5 Artists Championing Augmented Reality to Make Art - Feature

Virtual Super Land - Interview

 

London Live: Surreal Politics at Tate – Feature

 

2018

 

Contemporary Lynx Issue 2(10) - Feature

 

Offsite Project, The Finder – Interview

Vogue.com, Rebecca Taylor X Google Fall 2018 - Feature

WWD, Rebecca Taylor Collaborates with Tilt Brush by Google - Feature

VR Room, How Virtual Reality is Revolutionizing Fashion - Feature

 

2017

Isthisit Issue 3 – Feature

 

2014

 

The Guardian Online, The University of Brighton Graduate Show In Pictures - Feature

PERFORMANCES

2019

 

Performer, Murmurations (Live Art Performance), by Emma Moore, Lethaby Gallery

 

2017

 

Performer, Silicon_Animism | The Birth of Mother Digital, by Keiken (Group Exhibition), London Design Festival

Dancer, Oil & Water, by Lorne (Music Video)

Performer, Are We Alone, by Anavae (Music Video), Performer

 

2015

Performer, Haptic Skins of a Glass Eye, by Ilona Sagar (Live Art Performance), Tenderpixel

 

Performer, Prospopeia:Manual:Hand:Book, by Ilona Sagar (Live Art Performance), Firstsite

 

2012

 

Performer, Perfection & it’s Friends, by Martha Mosse (Live Art Performance), University of Brighton


Performer, I am a Helicopter, Camera, Queen, by Emily Roysdon (Live Art Performance), Tate Modern

OTHER PROJECTS

2020

Critique Leader, BA XD Pathway Student Crits, Central Saint Martins

2019

 

Set Designer (Contortion Podiums), Godspell Musical Circus, by Little Stars Circus, Brentwood Centre

 

2018

 

Workshop Leader, Creative Unity: VR and AR Workshop, Open School East,

 

Augmented Reality App Developer, Rebecca Taylor X Tilt Brush X Google Fall18 Presentation, NYC Fashion Week

 

2017

 

Filmmaker / Animator, HELP, by Viki Browne, Edinburgh Fringe

 

Producer, Elements Silver Campaign

Producer, Fred Bennett Campaign

 

2016

Designer, Flipside Exhibition

Producer, D for diamond Campaign

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