1. JACK TAN

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ART

11.2018

Four Legs Good, solo show (performance and installation), Compass Festival 2018/Leeds Town Hall, Leeds UK

09.2016  – 02.2017

Hearings, art installation Singapore Biennale, Singapore Art Museum and The Arts House, Singapore

01.2016  – 02.2016

Voices from the Courts, artist’s residency at the State and Supreme Courts of Singapore with the Community Justice Centre.

01.2016  – 02.2016

Mythologies, public installation and parade at Gillman Barracks/Yeo Workshop, part of Singapore Art Week 2016, Singapore

08.2015  – 09.2015

How To Do Things With Rules, solo show at Institute of Contemporary Arts, Singapore

11.2014

Where Will You Run To? performance lecture for This Has Nothing To Do With Politics exhibition at Function Room, London

10.2014

A Kiss Is Just A Kiss, performance for ‘Contemporary Rites’ live art and performance programme at Institute of International Visual Arts, London

06.2014

The Office Of Public Ritual, ritual design service, Floating Island Gallery, London

05.2014

Score From Guantanamo, performance score for Clifford Owens’ show Anthology UK, Cornerhouse, Manchester UK

03.2014 - ongoing

Karaoke Court, binding arbitration, performance and installation for venues including ICA Singapore, Yard Theatre (London), Tai Kwun Centre (Hong Kong), Ullens Centre for Contemporary Art (Beijing)

03.2014

Infinite Centre, performance at Tintype Gallery, London

03.2014

Will You Won’t You, performance at Art 14 London, London

06.2013

From Guantanamo, performance at Zabludowicz Collection, London

11.2012

Baptism, site-specific performance at Mori+Stein Gallery, Camberwell, London

10.2012

The Green Women and The Defenders of England, Modern Art Oxford, Oxford

07.2012

Closure, ceramic sculptures and collages, General Social Care Council, UK Health Dept

01.2011 – 07.2012

Artist-in-Residence, General Social Care Council, London

07.2009

Three Studies on Presence in Things, MA Degree Show, Royal College of Art, London

04.2009

Homage to J, winning entry for the RCA short film competition, London

04.2008

8 Forms, Commission for the Chalfont Lodge Sculpture Trail, Buckinghamshire UK

05.2006

Sculpture commission for Help The Hospices’ national campaign, London


CURATING

10.2018 – 11.2018

Our Naked Skin, Wiltshire Creative, Salisbury Arts Centre, Salisbury UK

05.2016 – 06.2016

Law’s Imagination, curatorial residency, Arebyte Gallery, London

10.2014

fig2 at Bicester Village, part of fig2 at the Institute of Contemporary Arts London

11.2014

This Has Nothing To Do With Politics, group show at Function Room, London

09.2014

I See I Don’t See, group show at Lewisham Arthouse, London

07.2012

Closure, group show, General Social Care Council, UK Department for Health, London

10.2011

To Do: a night of performance art, Royal College of Art, London

11.2010

Protected Characteristics: portraiture as investigation into the new Equalities Act 2010, Courtyard Galleries, Royal College of Art, London

02.2010

Gender & Performance, Courtyard Galleries, Royal College of Art, London

09.2009  – 10.2009

Milestone: commemorating the 10 year anniversary of the publication of the Stephen Lawrence report, Stephen Lawrence Gallery/St Andrew Holborn, London

07.2009

Off the Wall, The Gallery Room, London Civil Rights & Arts Centre, London

10.2008

Reflection, an exhibition of site-specific responses, Sir John Soane Museum, London

LECTURES / TALKS

12.2018

The Vulnerable Society, reading group on Vulnerability Theory, Bluecoat, Liverpool

04.2018

A Conversation on Personhood: Animals, Law and Performance, School of Law, University of Leeds.

09.2017

Law in the Limelight, seminars on law and theatre, Live Art Development Agency

04.2017

Queer British Art, interview and exhibition review for BBC Radio 4 ‘Front Row’

03.2017

Culture, Conflict & Song, artist’s talk, Arts Catalyst London

10.2016

Art and Law Question Time, panel chair, Community Justice Centre Singapore

06.2016

Karaoke Court, feature in ‘Law in Action’, BBC Radio 4

09.2015

Public lecture at LASALLE College of Art and Design, Singapore

03.2014 – 06.2014

Speech! Speech!, The Onion Discussions Spring 2014 lunch discussions, VITRINE | Bosse & Baum | STORE, London

12.2013

An Archeology of Form and Subject, artists’ panel interviewer for The Uneventful Day exhibition at Carroll / Fletcher gallery, London

11.2013 – 12.2013

Considering Performance, The Onion Discussions Autumn 2013 panel discussion series, Departure Foundation, London

07.2013

The Green Women and The Defenders of England, submission for Visualising Affect exhibition as part of the International Visual Sociology Association Annual Conference, Lewisham Art House, Goldsmiths, London

04.2013

The Public Privacy of Cities, speaker at the ‘Performance as Paradigm’ conference, 16 April 2013, University of Cambridge.

02.2013        

State and Statusses in Art and Cultural Production, convener for this symposium on Gender and Violence, One Billion Rising, London

09.2012

Spaces & Values: how God, Law and Landed Interests are situated in London's EC2, Lecture tour for Chelsea College’s Critical Practice group, London [video link]

09.2012

Zoo-topia symposium, ZSL London Zoo, panel conveyor for this symposium which was part of the British Council International Architecture Showcase

04.2010

Roundtable: Art Networks symposium, Panel Chair, Whitechapel Gallery, London

        

WRITING

2015

Rachel Kneebone: 399 Days, review for Ceramic Review, Jan/Feb 2015

2014

Simon Carroll: Expressionist Potter, review for Ceramic Review, Sep/Oct 2014

2014

Nicole Cherubini, interview for 3rd Dimension magazine, Public Sculpture and Monuments Association, May 2014

2014

Pawel Althamer: The Neighbours, exhibition review for 3rd Dimension magazine, Public Sculpture and Monuments Association, May 2014

2013

Kerry Jameson: Unbounded, exhibition review for Ceramic Review, May/Jun 2014

2012

Eccentric Objects: rethinking sculpture in 1960s America, book review for Ceramic Review, Dec/Jan 2013 issue 259

2012

Richard Deacon: Association, interview for Ceramic Review, Nov/Dec 2012

2012

Grayson Perry: Tomb of the Unknown Craftsman, Book review for Ceramic Review, Mar/Apr 2012 issue 254

2011

Effacing the Image: aesthetics, violence and the concentrationary image, Paper at Leeds University international conference: ‘Imaginaries of violence in contemporary culture’

                

PRIZES AND AWARDS

11.2018

Diverse Actions ‘Ambition for Excellence’ grant, Live Art UK

05.2016 - 10.2016

Audience Development Grant, National Arts Council of Singapore

01.2016 - 10.2016

Creation Grant, National Arts Council of Singapore

01.2013 – 12.2015

Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship, University of Roehampton, UK

09.2014 – 09.2015

Santander Mobility Scholarship, University of Roehampton, UK

01.2015 – 09.2015

Arts Fund award, Tote Board (national lottery), Singapore

01.2015 - 09.2015

Presentation and Participation award, National Arts Council of Singapore

EMPLOYMENT (* denotes voluntary)

01.2008 –09.2018

Art & Politics Fellow, MA Art & Politics programme, Goldsmiths London

10.2015 – 03.2017

Visiting Lecturer, BA(Hons) Fine Art programme, Goldsmiths London

05.2012 – 07.2016

Visiting Lecturer, Sculpture Department, Brighton University, UK

11.2014 – 12.2015

Special Projects Curator, fig2/Outset, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London

07.2013 – 04.2015

Visiting Lecturer, Drama Theatre & Performance Dept, Roehampton University, UK

01.2011 – 08.2013

Tutor, Sculpture Programme, Royal College of Art, London

03.2009 – 07.2013

*Advisory Board Member, Stephen Lawrence Gallery, Greenwich, UK

08.2010 – 06.2011

Clerk to Committee, General Social Care Council, London

07.2009 – 08.2010

President, Royal College of Art Students Union, London

08.2006 – 07.2009

Policy and Campaigns Officer, The Monitoring Group, London

08.2001 – 07.2004

Legal Officer and Trainee Solicitor, BP Collins Solicitors, Buckinghamshire, UK

EDUCATION

01.2013 – present

PhD candidate, Dept for Drama, Theatre & Performance, Roehampton University - researching art, performance and legal aesthetics.

09.2007 – 07.2009

MA (Distinction) Ceramics, Royal College of Art, London

09.2004 – 07.2007

BA (Hons) Ceramics, University of Westminster, London

09.1998 – 07.2000

MA Social Justice & Education, UCL Institute of Education, University of London

09.1992 – 07.1995

LL.B (Hons) University of Hull, Yorkshire, UK