b. 1988, Hong Kong, China; lives and works in New York, U.S.
Tiffany Sia’s multidisciplinary practice encompasses film, writing, installation, and photography, as she explores themes of place, migration, cultural hybridity, and the complexities of contemporary urban life. Sia's work reflects her experiences navigating the intersecting cultures and histories of Hong Kong and port cities at large. Through her art, she investigates the social and political implications of globalization, examining how they shape individual and collective identities and conceptions of place. Sia's evocative imagery often captures the energy and contradictions of urban environments, inviting viewers to contemplate the impact of rapid urbanization on personal narratives and communal spaces. Sia brings a research-driven approach to her practice, often blending documentary elements and found footage with poetic storytelling, blurring the boundaries between fact and fiction. Sia's writing and photography converge to create nuanced narratives that explore the intimate connections between place, memory, and personal histories. Exploring mediums in their hybrid forms, Sia offers alternative paths to encounter the sublime, drawing a sense of disorientation and unease along the way.
Tiffany Sia's recent exhibitions include Signals, Museum of Modern Art, New York (2023); Everybody Talks About the Weather, Fondazione Prada, Ca’ Corner Della Regina, Venice (2023), Liste Basel, w. FELIX GAUDLITZ, Basel (2022); Minor Landscapes, FELIX GAUDLITZ, Vienna (2022); Scoring the words, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, (2022); CLOSER, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf (2022); Slippery When Wet, Artists Space, New York (2021); Poet Slash Artist, Kunsthal Charlottenborg 1st Biennale, Copenhagen (2021); Play and Loop III, Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong (2021); Poet Slash Artist, Manchester International Festival, curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Lemn Sissay, Manchester (2021); Diaries, Notes and other Recordings. Low-Tech films about the Everyday, Cabaret Voltaire, curated by Jiajia Zhang, Zurich (2020); and Better Homes and Better Gardens, Chen’s, New York (2019).
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