Tan's body of work reflects her longstanding and sophisticated interest
in cultural and anthropological issues. The artist's multimedia
installations, photographic works, videos and more recently web
sites have found an audience worldwide and have been shown extensively
in the UK. Group shows include 'EAST International 2000' at Norwich
Gallery, and 'Cities on the Move' at the Hayward Gallery (1999).
Her first solo show 'PIDGIN interrupted transmission', a Film and
Video Umbrella Touring Exhibition, is currently touring to venues
across the UK accompanied by a monograph publication (ISBN 0-9538634-8-4).
has made innovative use of new technologies for digital works. These
have included the inIVA project 'Touring London' (2001) and 'Slipstream'
(2001), a web-based project curated by Film and Video Umbrella.
Via her involvement with the arts organisation Above:Below, Tan
has acted as Curator for 'HUB@RiCHMiX' (2001), and as Project Manager
on 'ICA in China' (1998-9) and 'Imaginaria 99' for Cap Gemini.
Tan has received numerous awards for her work, including the Digital
Arts Fellowship, awarded by The Arts Foundation (1998), the Arts
Council Connections Fund - Singapore (1999) and the ACME Live/Work
Studio Award (2001-2004). Forthcoming site-specific projects include
an East England Arts Commission for Eden House, Cambridge as well
as a new commission for a permanent work for the Forest of Dean
Tan was born in Singapore, graduated in Social Anthropology and
Archaeology from King's College, Cambridge (1991), studied Film
Directing at the Beijing Film Academy, China (1993-4) and completed
an MA in Fine Art at Central St Martins School of Art, London (1997).