SIAN FAN

1991

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2022 (Upcoming)

Forecast22, Chelmsford Museum, Chelmsford, UK

2022

Now Screening: Spore, Modern Forms, Online

 

Revisiting the Essex Witch Trials, Snapping the Stiletto, Manningtree, UK

2021

 

Remedy, New Covent Garden Market, London, UK

 

Cyborgian Bodies, Virginia Bianchi Gallery @ Biennale dell'immagine, Chiasso, Switzerland & Online

Current, Essex Cultural Diversity Project, Chelmsford, UK

DUO EXHIBITIONS

 

2022 (Upcoming)

 

My Garden, My Sanctuary, FACT, Liverpool, UK

Unfurling -  Kate Bickmore ft. Sian Fan, Annka Kultys Gallery, London, UK

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2022 (Upcoming)

Sex Re:Boot, Iklectik, London, UK

2022

Web 3.0 Aesthetics: In the Future Post-Hype of the NFTs, Annka Kultys X LaCollection, Annka Kultys Gallery, London, UK  & Online

 

Friday Lates, V&A Museum, London, UK

 

V&A Performance Festival 2022, V&A Museum, London, UK

LDN 2DAY, Where's The Frame, Online

 

Kammerflimmern, Heizhaus X ArtSect Gallery, Nuremberg, Germany 

2021

Specter: It is always nighttime in the Metaverse, The Wrong Biennale, Online

#The_Disruptive_M.E, The Wrong Biennale, Online

Agora: The Sublime, The Wrong Biennale. Online

Creeper's luncheon, Deformal X Mock Jungle, Bologna, Italy

Finally: Central Saint Martins Graduate Show, Ugly Duck, London, UK

Staring and Morphing, The Minories, Colchester, UK

 

Served, Sarabande Foundation, London, UK

 

Digital Art Month, CADAF, Paris, France

 

Corpus Mentis, The Vov X Sarabande Foundation, Online

 

Arte na Quarentena, Mostra Museu, Sao Paulo, Brazil

 

Digital Realness, Site Gallery, Online

Maratona di Visione, Virginia Bianchi Gallery, Online

 

2020

House of Bandits, Sarabande Foundation @ Burberry, London, UK

 

Digital Art Month, CADAF, Miami, USA

Artist Showcase Program, Urban Screens, Sydney, Australia

Digital Art Month, CADAF, 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

Graduate Showcase, Central Saint Martins, Online

 

Do Knot With 'Er', Lux, Online

 

15, Online Performance Art Festival, Online

 

Becomings, APT Gallery, London, UK

 

Sale, Tate Exchange, Tate Modern, London, UK

 

2019

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

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

Plugin, Firstsite, Colchester, UK

Play Back, ICA, London, UK

The Finder, Offsite Project, Online

 

2017

Her Visions, Second Home, London, UK

TECHNE X The Wrong, The Wrong Biennale, Online

We: You, Me, Firstsite, Colchester, UK

Ignition: First Acts, Ruskin Gallery, Cambridge, 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

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

RESIDENCIES

2021

V&A Digital Wonderlands Residency

 

Facebook Oculus Quill Residency

 

Goldsmiths InteractML VR Residency

2020

Sarabande Foundation Studio Artist Residency

Social Convention LABS Residency 

2019

Arcade East Creative Lab

2016

Firstsite Digital Factory Residency

AWARDS & COMMISSIONS

2022

Weston Homes Public Art Commission (Shortlist)

2021

 

Snapping the Stiletto Commission

 

New Covent Garden Market Vitrine Commission

Lumen Prize (Longlist)

 

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

 

The Place Choreodrome (Shortlist)

 

Phoenix Idle Web Commission

 

Firstsite Collectors Award

 

2019

 

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

 

2016

 

Random Acts Ignition Commission

Gibberd Gallery: Out On Tour Commission

 

2015

ENAS Travel Award

 

2014

Seoul National University Outstanding Creative Achievement Award

TALKS

2021

Spotlight on... Digital Wonderlands Resident - Secondary Webinar, V&A Museum

 

Discovering Digital Dimensions, Native Creatives

 

Creative Careers Panel, Whitechapel Gallery

 

Site Salons: Sian Fan X The White Pube, Site Gallery

Phantom Futures: Performing Creative Technologies, Anglia Ruskin University

 

Stand Up for Diversity, Essex Cultural Diversity Project

In Conversation: Sian Fan and Victoria Lucas discuss Phantom, Site Gallery

 

Striking the dis_cord: Recoding feminisms across digital art practice Panel,  Goldsmith Computer Arts and Lumen Art Projects

 

Working Across Physical and Digital, Art // Tech // Play, DanceEast X Collusion

 

Exploring Waterways Panel, Ignite X CSES

2020

Curator's Radar Podcast, Agora Digital

Co-creation and Collaboration in Digital Art Panel, Social Convention

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