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Ming Wong

Exhibitions at carlier|gebauer



born 1971 in Singapore
lives in Berlin

Solo Exhibitions (Selection)

Ming Wong, Ullens Centre for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China (upcoming)
Ming Wong: Me in Me, NKV (Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden) (upcoming)

Minsheng Museum of Art, Shanghai, China
Ming Wong: Angst Essen, Kunstraum Lakeside, Klagenfurt, Austria
Bülent Wongsoy: Biji Diva!, carlier | gebauer, Berlin, Germany

Travaux domestiques, Centre d\'Art Neuchatel, Neuchatel, Swiss
Me in Me, Shiseido Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Cinema Pacific Presents: Ming Wong, White Box Gallery, Portland & Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Eugene, Oregon, USA

I should be like you, carlier | gebauer, Berlin, Germany
Ming Wong: Making Chinatown, REDCAT, Los Angeles, US

Persona Performa, Performa 11 at the Museum of the Moving Image, New York
LIFE OF IMITATION, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Devo partire. Domani, Villa Romana, Florence, Italy
LIFE OF IMITATION, CAST Gallery, North Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Ming Wong’s CYCLORAMA, Vitamin Creative Space, Guangzhou, China
LIFE OF IMITATION, Frye Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, USA

Gruppenbild, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany
Life & Death in Venice, Studio Tresorio, Naples, Italy
Napoli Teatro Festival, PAN, Naples, Italy
Life of Imitation, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
Life & Death in Venice, Hermes Gallery, Singapore
Life & Death in Venice, Gallery Invaliden1, Berlin, Germany

Life of Imitation, Singapore Pavilion, 53rd Venice Biennale, Italy
Vain Efforts, Gallery 4A, Asia Australia Arts Centre, Sydney, Australia
mononoaware, MK Galerie Rotterdam, the Netherlands

mononoaware, MK Galerie Berlin, Germany   
Angst Essen – Eat Fear, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
Filem-Filem-Filem, Singapore Fringe Festival

Whodunnit?, Toynbee Studios, London, UK

Whodunnit?, Chinese Arts Centre, Manchester, UK

Group Exhibitions (Selection)

Fassbinder – NOW, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany
Happy Together, Tina Kim Gallery, NY, USA, curated by Clara Kim
Open Sea, Musée d'art contemporain de Lyon, France
APT8, Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) and Queensland Art Gallery (QAG), Brisbane, Queensland, Austrailia, (upcoming)
Passion. Fan Behavior and Art, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany (upcoming)
Passion. Fan Behavior and Art, Kunsthaus Nürnberg, Nürnberg, Germany (upcoming)

Shanghai Biennale, Social Factory, Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China
The Moving Museum Istanbul, Sishane Otopark, Istanbul, Turkey
A journal of the lague year, TheCube Project Space, Taipei, Taiwan, curated by Para Site
4. Mediations Biennale Poznań 2014, National Gallery, Poznań, Poland
A Journal of the Plague Year, Ilmin Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Time Pieces, Exhibition by Neuer Berliner Kunstverein at Nordstern Videokunstzentrum, Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Give Us The Future., n.b.k. Berlin, Germany
The International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Cartagena, Cartagena de Indias, Cartagena, Colombia

You promised me and you said a lie to me, Anna Schwartz Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Cross-Strait Relations, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, New York, USA
Double Idemnity, Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK
Reading Cinema, Finding Words: Art After Marcel Broodthaers, National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan
La Biennale de Lyon, Lyon, France
NAFA 75th Anniversary Fine Art Exhibition, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore
Rohkunstbau: Moral Rohkunstbau, Schloss Roskow, Roskow, Germany
Leo Xu Projects, Shanghai, China
Extra Kino. Art Goes Cinema, IM OÖ Kulturquartier, Linz, Austria
KINO und der kinematografische Blick, MEWO Kunsthalle Memmingen, Memmingen, Germany
Kino der Kunst Festival, Munich, Germany


Kann es Liebe sein (upcoming), Künstlerhaus Wien, Austria
Gebärde Zeichen Kunst, Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
Meta-Ikon, September, frontviews, curated by Stephan Köhler, Berlin, Germany
Kann es Liebe sein, Cercle Cité, Luxemburg, France
Liverpool Biennial Liverpool, UK
Encounter, Experience and Environment, Gillman Barracks, Singapore
Kann es Liebe sein, Grimmuseum, Berlin, Germany
Ming Wong: Making Chinatown, TIFF – Toronto International Film Festival, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, Canada
Masquerade, Coreana Museum of Art, Korea
A trip to the Moon. Before and after Cinema, Bonniers     Konsthall. Stockholm, Sweden

On Received Pronunciation, Banner Repeater, London, UK
Backstage Riders, Tagesspiegelgebäude, Berlin, Germany
Berlin 2000-2011: Playing among the ruins, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Japan
Finding Correspondences, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, BC, Canada
Double Democracy Video, art:gwangju:11, Gwangju, Korea
Rollenbilder – Rollenspiele, Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Austria   
Invisibleness is Visibleness, MOCA Taipei, Taiwan
Knotting: Swarm in the Era of Digital Media, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan
based in berlin, Atelierhaus Monbijoupark, Berlin, Germany
Biji Diva!, In Transit Festival, House of World Cultures, Berlin, Germany
Singapore Biennale, Singapore
Echt? based on a true story, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany

Unspooling-Artists & Cinema, Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK
Essential Cinema, Toronto International Film Festival, Canada
Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, South Korea
AH Oh, Galeri NON, Istanbul, Turkey
Sydney Biennale, Cockatoo Island, Sydney, Australia
The Fate of Irony, KAI10, Düsseldorf, Germany
Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Japan

Playing Homage, Vancouver Contemporary Art Gallery, Canada
The Simple Art of Parody, Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei, Taiwan
If There Is No Audience!, Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
And the Difference Is, Gertude Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne, Australia
The Agency of Words, Text Festival, Bury Art Gallery, UK
Images Festival, Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, Canada
Jakarta Biennale 09, Indonesian National Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia

And the Difference Is, National University of Singapore Museum
I Queerelanti, Galleria neon>campobase, Bologna, Italy
Das Piraterieproblem, Brandenburgischer Kunstverein Potsdam, Germany
Everybody Knows This is Nowhere, Galerie Wendt + Friedman, Berlin, Germany
Vertraut oder Verdaut, ZKM Center for Art & Media, Karlsruhe, Germany
Kunstinvasion, Blumengroßmarkt, Berlin, Germany

S.T.O.R.A.G.E: Ming Wong, The Agency Gallery, London, UK
WE, National University of Singapore Museum
Futurama and Re-inventing Tradition, Collegium Hungaricum Berlin, Germany   

A Complete Guide to Rewriting Your History 2, Sparwasser HQ,  Berlin, Germany

LabiLabu, The Esplanade, Singapore
Re:Thinking:Time, Peterborough City Art Museum, UK

Michael Marriott & Ming Wong Windows Gallery, British Council Prague, Czech Republic

Dia E Vento, Teatro do Campo Alegre, Porto, Portugal
swipe2001, PVA MediaLab, Bridport, Dorset, UK
EAST International, Norwich Gallery, Norwich, UK 


Mission Afterviews: Devo Partire. Domani, Screening, Victoria Theatre, San Francisco, USA
Made in Germany Zwei, Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany
Videoart@Midnight ’32: Ming Wong, screening Life&Death in Venice, Devo partire.Domani, with live piano accompaniment by Ming Wong, Kino Babylon, Berlin
Ming Wong at Art Center, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena

Films by George Kuchar, Ming Wong, Elaine at Museum für Gegenwartskunst Basel
Raumkontrolle, Maxim Gorki Theater, Berlin
A Wedding, Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong
Art Must Be Beautiful, Intelligence Squared Asia, Art HK, Hong Kong
Myths of the Artist, Tate Modern, London, UK

An Evening with Ming Wong, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Oberhausen Film Festival, Oberhausen, Germany
Oberhausen Film Festival, Oberhausen, Germany
Singapour, Malaisie – Le Cinéma Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Duet for Cannibals, Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Stage of Desire, Arthur Boskamp-Stiftung M.1, Hohenlockstedt, Germany
S1 Salon 2009, S1 Artspace, Sheffield, UK

VideoVortex3, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey
Film Programme, Kunstverein Dusseldorf, Germany
Damn! I Wish I’d Done That!!, Project Space 176, London, UK
Chapter, Wales, UK

The Mothership Collective, South London Gallery, UK
Lassie Come Home, Camden Arts Centre, London, UK

HOMOFONIA, The British Library, London, UK


2012 Award of the Distinguished Alumni Medal, NAFA, Singapore
2009 Special Mention (Expanding Worlds), 53rd Venice Biennale
2008 Awarded the Wollita Kulturpreis, Berlin, Germany
2007-08 One year residency at Kunstlerhaus Bethanien in Berlin, Germany
2005 The Fire Station Residency and Bursary, awarded by ACME Studios, UK
2003-05 Pearson Creative Research Fellowship, at the British Library, UK
2002-03 London Artists Film & Video Award from Film London, UK
2000 ACAVA First Base Studio Award, UK

Making Chinatown , 2012, 7-channel video installation
Life & Death in Venice (Leben und Tod in Venedig / Vita e Morte a Venezia) , 2010, 3 channel video installation, 16:08 min, 12 :33 min
Angst Essen / Eat Fear , 2008, single channel video installation, 27 min loop
Biji Diva! , 2011–2013, video of performance at  In Transit Festival , two channel video installation, each 33:12 min
Kontakthope , 2010, 2 channel video installation, 21:53 min
In Love for the Mood , 2009, 3 channel video projection installation, 4 min