SIAN FAN

1991

EDUCATION

 

2018-2020

Central Saint Martins, MA Fine Art, Distinction

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2011-2014

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

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020

 

Sian Fan: Works, Mercury Online Festival, Online

 

The New Artist, Online

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020

Digital Art Month, Contemporary and Digital Art Fair, Miami, USA

Lick the Future, Where's the Frame?, Online

Artist Showcase Program, Urban Screens, Sydney, Australia

Digital Art Month, Contemporary and Digital Art Fair, New York, USA

May Fair Art Weekend Showreel, The May Fair Hotel, London, UK

 

Off-site: Designing at a Distance, London Design Festival, Granary Square, London, UK

 

Virtual Design Week, Aciiid, Online

 

Together, Slash Arts, Harwich, UK

Graduate Showcase, Central Saint Martins, Online

 

Do Knot With 'Er', Lux, Online

 

Introductions, Slash Arts, Artland, Online

 

Are You Still Watching?, The Viewing Room, 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

Site Gallery Fresh Takes Commission

 

Essex Cultural Diversity Projects: Essex 2020 Commission

 

Artsthread X ID Global Design Graduate Show Digital Arts Winner

 

Spill Open (Shortlist)

 

Lumen Prize (Longlist)

Signals Communication in Times of Crisis Commission

 

MullenLowe Nova Award Nomination

Social Convention LABS Residency 

 

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

Firstsite Digital Factory Residency

 

2015

ENAS Travel Award

 

2014

Seoul National University Outstanding Creative Achievement Award

OTHER PROJECTS

2020

Curator and Social Media Manager, Slash Arts Gallery

 

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

2019

 

Creative Technologist, Katie Dale Everett Dance

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 Catalogue, Firstsite Gallery

Producer, D for diamond Campaign

© 2019 by Sian Fan.