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Tiffany Sia

*1988, born in Hong Kong SAR
Lives and works in New York City, NY, USA

Media

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Tiffany Sia, Installation view, Scoring the Words, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, 2022
Photo: Kim Sang Tae

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Tiffany Sia, Bastard Tongue, 2021, Continuous-feed dot-matrix papers, Metal clips, Dimensions variable
Tiffany Sia, A Road Movie is Impossible in Hong Kong, 2021, 7-Channel-Video installation, Ed. 3 + 2 AP
Installation view, Scoring the Words, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, 2022
Photo: Kim Sang Tae

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Tiffany Sia, Bastard Tongue, 2021, Continuous-feed dot-matrix papers, Metal clips, Dimensions variable
Intallation view, Scoring the Words, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, 2022
Photo: Kim Sang Tae

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Tiffany Sia, Bastard Tongue, 2021, Continuous-feed dot-matrix papers, Metal clips, Dimensions variable
Installation view, Scoring the Words, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, 2022
Photo: Kim Sang Tae

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Tiffany Sia, Bastard Tongue, 2021, Continuous-feed dot-matrix papers, Metal clips, Dimensions variable
Installation view, Scoring the Words, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, 2022
Photo: Kim Sang Tae

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Tiffany Sia, A Road Movie is Impossible in Hong Kong, 2021, 7-Channel-Video installation, Ed. 3 + 2 AP
Installation view, Scoring the Words, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, 2022
Photo: Kim Sang Tae

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Liste 2022, FELIX GAUDLITZ presenting Tiffany Sia, Installation view

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Tiffany Sia, Minor Landscape #3, 2022, Digital print mounted on acrylic, customized light box, 90 × 180 × 10 cm (35,433 × 70,866 × 3,937 in), Ed. 3 + 2 AP

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Tiffany Sia, Minor Landscape #3, 2022, Detail, Digital print mounted on acrylic, customized light box, 90 × 180 × 10 cm (35,433 × 70,866 × 3,937 in), Ed. 3 + 2 AP

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Liste 2022, FELIX GAUDLITZ presenting Tiffany Sia, Installation view

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Liste 2022, FELIX GAUDLITZ presenting Tiffany Sia, Installation view

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Tiffany Sia, Scroll Figure #1, 2022, 22 inch monitor with security foil, mediaplayer, video, 03:26 mins., Ed. 3 + 2 AP

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Tiffany Sia, Scroll Figure #1, 2022, 22 inch monitor with security foil, mediaplayer, video, 03:26 mins., Ed. 3 + 2 AP

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Tiffany Sia, Scroll Figure #2, 2022, 22 inch monitor with security foil, mediaplayer, video, 03:12 mins., Ed. 3 + 2 AP

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Tiffany Sia, Scroll Figure #3, 2022 (Film still), 22 inch monitor with security foil, mediaplayer, video, 03:51 mins., Ed. 3 + 2 AP 

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Tiffany Sia, Scroll Figure #4, 2022 (Film still), 22 inch monitor with security foil, mediaplayer, video, 03:01 mins., Ed. 3 + 2 AP 

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Every lie has an audience, organized by Attilia Fattori Franchini and Felix Gaudlitz, Installation view, Groundfloor, Marsèll, Via Paullo, 2022

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Tiffany Sia, Do not Circulate, 2021, Film, sound, 17:00 min, Ed. 3 + 2 AP
Installation view, Every lie has an audience, organized by Attilia Fattori Franchini and Felix Gaudlitz, Groundfloor, Marsèll, Via Paullo, 2022

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Tiffany Sia, Do not Circulate, 2021, Film, sound, 17:00 min, Ed. 3 + 2 AP
Installation view, Every lie has an audience, organized by Attilia Fattori Franchini and Felix Gaudlitz, Groundfloor, Marsèll, Via Paullo, 2022

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Tiffany Sia, Do Not Circulate, 2021, Video, 17:00 mins., Ed. 3 + 2 AP

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Every lie has an audience, organized by Attilia Fattori Franchini and Felix Gaudlitz, Installation view, Groundfloor, Marsèll, Via Paullo, 2022

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Tiffany Sia, A Wet Finger in the Air, 2021, Single-channel video, sound, Infinite loop, Ed. 3 + 2 AP
Installation view, Every lie has an audience, organized by Attilia Fattori Franchini and Felix Gaudlitz, Groundfloor, Marsèll, Via Paullo, 2022

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Tiffany Sia, A Wet Finger in the Air, 2021, Single-channel video, 60:00 mins. in loop, Infinite duration, Ed. 3 + 2 AP

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Tiffany Sia, Minor Landscapes, 2022, Installation view, FELIX GAUDLITZ, Vienna

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Tiffany Sia, Minor Landscapes, 2022, Installation view, FELIX GAUDLITZ, Vienna

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Tiffany Sia, Minor Landscape #1, 2022, Digital print mounted on acrylic, customized light box, 90 × 180 × 10 cm (35,433 × 70,866 × 3,937 in), Ed. 3 + 2 AP

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Tiffany Sia, Minor Landscape #1, 2022 (Detail), Digital print mounted on acrylic, customized light box, 90 × 180 × 10 cm (35,433 × 70,866 × 3,937 in), Ed. 3 + 2 AP

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Tiffany Sia, Minor Landscape #2, 2022, Digital print mounted on acrylic, customized light box, 90 × 180 × 10 cm (35,433 × 70,866 × 3,937 in), Ed. 3 + 2 AP

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Tiffany Sia, Minor Landscape #1, 2022 (Detail), Digital print mounted on acrylic, customized light box, 90 × 180 × 10 cm (35,433 × 70,866 × 3,937 in), Ed. 3 + 2 AP

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Tiffany Sia, Minor Landscapes, 2022, Installation view, FELIX GAUDLITZ, Vienna

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Tiffany Sia, Minor Landscapes, 2022, Installation view, FELIX GAUDLITZ, Vienna

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Tiffany Sia, Antipodes, 2022, Rewired rearview mirror with video stream recording, 26 × 7.5 × 9cm (10,236 × 2,952 × 3,543 in), Ed. 3 + 2 AP

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Tiffany Sia, Antipodes, 2022 (Detail), Rewired rearview mirror with video stream recording, 26 × 7.5 × 9cm (10,236 × 2,952 × 3,543 in), Ed. 3 + 2 AP

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Tiffany Sia, Antipodes, 2022 (Detail), Rewired rearview mirror with video stream recording, 26 × 7.5 × 9cm (10,236 × 2,952 × 3,543 in), Ed. 3 + 2 AP

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Film still from: Tiffany Sia, Antipodes, 2022, Rewired rearview mirror with video stream recording, 26 × 7.5 × 9cm (10,236 × 2,952 × 3,543 in), Ed. 3 + 2 AP

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Tiffany Sia, Minor Landscapes, 2022, Installation view, FELIX GAUDLITZ, Vienna

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Tiffany Sia, What Rules The Invisible, 2022, HD Video, Sound, 9:50 min., Ed. 3 + 2 AP

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Tiffany Sia, What Rules The Invisible, 2022, HD Video, Sound, 9:50 min., Ed. 3 + 2 AP

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Tiffany Sia, What Rules The Invisible, 2022, HD Video, Sound, 9:50 min., Ed. 3 + 2 AP

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Tiffany Sia, A Road Movie is Impossible in Hong Kong, 2021, 7-Channel-Video Installation, Ed. 3 + 2 AP 
Installation view, Closer, 2022, Kunstverein Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf

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Tiffany Sia, A Road Movie is Impossible in Hong Kong, 2021, 7-Channel-Video Installation, Ed. 3 + 2 AP 
Installation view, Closer, 2022, Kunstverein Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf

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Tiffany Sia, The Bastard Scroll , 2021, Ink on continuous feed dot matrix paper, wooden table, chair, Overall dimensions variable
Installation view, Slippery When Wet, Artists Space, New York, 2021

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Tiffany Sia, The Bastard Scroll, 2021 (Detail), Ink on continuous feed dot matrix paper, wooden table, chair, Overall dimensions variable
Installation view, Slippery When Wet, Artists Space, New York, 2021

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Tiffany Sia, Installation view, Slippery When Wet, Artists Space, New York, 2021

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Tiffany Sia, Barriers Buy Time, 2021, Approx. 150 copies of mylar-wrapped books, Overall dimensions variable
Installation view, Slippery When Wet, Artists Space, New York, 2021

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Tiffany Sia, Barriers Buy Time, 2021 (Detail), Approx. 150 copies of mylar-wrapped books, Overall dimensions variable
Installation view, Slippery When Wet, Artists Space, New York, 2021

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Tiffany Sia, Installation view, Slippery When Wet, Artists Space, New York, 2021

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Tiffany Sia, A Wet Finger in the Air, 2021, Three-channel video, 60:00 mins. in loop, Infinite duration, Ed. 3 + 2 AP
Installation view, Slippery When Wet, Artists Space, New York, 2021

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Tiffany Sia, Bastard Tongue, 2021, Continuous feed dot matrix paper, hardware, Overall dimensions variable, Total length: 71247 × 22,86 cm (28050 × 9 in.)
Installation view, Slippery When Wet, Artists Space, New York, 2021

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Tiffany Sia, Bastard Tongue, 2021 (Detail), Continuous feed dot matrix paper, hardware, Overall dimensions variable, Total length: 71247 × 22,86 cm (28050 × 9 in.)
Installation view, Slippery When Wet, Artists Space, New York, 2021

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Tiffany Sia, Installation view, Slippery When Wet, Artists Space, New York, 2021

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Tiffany Sia, Never Rest/Unrest, 2020, Video, 28:00 mins., Ed. 3 + 2 AP

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Tiffany Sia, A Wet Finger in the Air, 2021, Single-channel video, 60:00 mins. in loop, Infinite duration, Ed. 3 + 2 AP
Installation view, Play and Loop III, Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong

CV

Education

2010
Bard College, BA. Film Studies and Asian Studies, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, USA

2009
Qingdao University, Intensive Language Studies Summer Program, Qingdao, China

Awards, Scholarships and Fellowships

2021
George C. Lin Emerging Filmmaker Award, San Diego Asian Film Festival
Line of Sight Fellowship

2009
Fulbright-Hays Scholarship


Solo exhibitions

2022
Liste Basel, w. FELIX GAUDLITZ, Basel, CH
Minor Landscapes, FELIX GAUDLITZ, Vienna, AT

2021
Slippery When Wet, Artists Space, New York City, NY, US


Group exhibitions

2023
Signals: How Video Transformed The World, Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY, US

2022
Scoring the words, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, KR
CLOSER, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, DE
Every lie has an audience, co-organized by Attilia Fattori Franchini and Felix Gaudlitz, Marsèll, Milan, IT

2021
Death of Closeness, Hordaland Kunstsenter, Bergen, NO
Poet Slash Artist, Kunsthal Charlottenborg 1st Biennale, Copenhagen, DK
自我, 肖像 Self, as Portrait, Artists’ Book Library, Tai Kwun Contemporary Art, Hong Kong, S.A.R.
Play and Loop III, Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong, S.A.R.
Artist’s response to Yuri Pattison’s “The engine.”, The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, IR
Poet Slash Artist, Manchester International Festival, curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist and
Lemn Sissay, Manchester, UK
Hellscrape (Collaboration with Zheng Mahler), Shedhalle, Zurich, CH

2020
The Life Instinct, Art at a Time Like This, curated by Diya Vij, New York City, NY, USA
Diaries, Notes and other Recordings. Low-Tech films about the Everyday, Cabaret Voltaire, curated by Jiajia Zhang, Zurich, CH
Never Rest/Unrest: Screening with Tiffany Sia, Chen’s [Remote], New York City, NY, USA + Online

2019
Better Homes and Better Gardens, Chen’s, New York City, NY, USA
afterbefore: images and sounds from Hong Kong, Chinatown Soup, New York City, NY, USA


Filmography

2022
What Rules The Invisible (short)

2021
Do Not Circulate (short)
A Road Movie is Impossible in Hong Kong (episodic shorts)
SEA – SHIPPING – SUN (short)

2020
Never Rest/Unrest (short)


Film festivals

2021
San Diego Asian Film Festival, San Diego, CA, USA
Double Exposure Film Festival, Online
Linea d’Ombra Festival, Salerno, IT
New York Film Festival, New York City, NY, USA

2020
Prismatic Ground (Presented by Maysles Documentary Center and Screen Slate), Online
MoMA Documentary Fortnight, New York City, NY, USA
Berwick Film and Arts Festival, Berwick-Upon-Tweed, UK


Publications

2021
Weird Times, Text by Tiffany Sia and Images by Yuri Pattison, Douglas Hyde Gallery
Too Salty Too Wet 更咸更濕, Speculative Place Press

2019
Salty Wet 咸濕, Inpatient Press, 2019


Other published writing

2022
Phantasms of Dissent: Hong Kong’s New Documentary Vernacular, Film Quarterly, UC Press
Handbook of Feelings, October, MIT Press

2021
Tiffany Sia and Sky Hopinka, Light Industry, 5 April 2021
«UNFINISHED BUSINESS»: The Films of Joshua Gen Solondz and His Residency at Speculative Place, Screen Slate, 17 October 2021
直播 Direct Broadcast, Content: A Mimetics Research Journal, 25 February 2021
And Besides, It’s True: With Paige K.B. and Tiffany Sia, Triple Canopy, 11 March 2021

2020
New Artist Focus: Tiffany Sia on George Clark, Shadows and Transmission, LUX Scotland, 23 October 2020


Bibliography

2022
Reverse Shot, Artists discuss making experimental films after colonialism. Sky Hopinka, Tiffany Sia, and Emma Wolukau-Wanambwa, Moderated by Emily Watlington, Art in America, May 2022
Fajemisin, Olamiju, Critics' Picks on ‘Closer’ at Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Artforum, April 2022

2021
Hopinka, Sky, Top Ten: Sky Hopinka’s highlights of 2021, Artforum, December 2021
Pipolo, Tom, Social Studies, Artforum, 24 September 2021
Shellenberger, Herb, 50th New York Film Festival, ‘Currents,’ Art Agenda, 12 November 2021
Piper, Burket, Emma, Collective Records: New York Film Festival’s Currents, MUBI, 7 October, 2021
Pipolo, Tony, Social Studies: Tony Pipolo on ‘Currents’ at the 59th New York Film Festival, Artforum, 24 September 2021
Damman, Catherine, Lust, Caution: Catherine Damman on Tiffany Sia’s Slippery When Wet, Artforum, 1 June 2021
Breathing Cameras: Tiffany Sia. Tiffany Sia in Conversation with Andrea Lissoni, Mousse Magazine. May 2021
Russeth, Andrew, Expansive Thinking Sustains Hong Kong Independent Galleries, The New York Times, 21 May 2021
Cheung, Karen, Slippery When Wet: A Conversation with Tiffany Sia, MARCH, May 2021
Yim, Polly, Breathing in the Invisible: Polly Yim on Tiffany Sia at Artists Space, Text zur Kunste, April 2021
Hrdy, Marius, Modes of Resistance: Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival 2020, The Brooklyn Rail, December 2020 / January 2021
Cordingly, Sasha, Resisting the Spectacle, ART PAPERS, Spring 2021
Bovino, Emily Verla, Slippery When Wet: Tiffany Sia’s Poetry of Lived Time, Ocula, 24 February, 2021
Le, Johnny, Tiffany Sia, Purple Magazine, Spring 2021
Cheung, Karen, Belonging Nearby, SFMoMA’s Open Space, March 31, 2021
Ling, Isabel, Wielding Time and Text, Tiffany Sia Documents Hong Kong’s Resistance, Hyperallergic, 13 April 2021
Ugelvig, Jeppe, Writing a History of Hong Kong with Tears, Frieze, 3 March, 2021
Piron, Adam, Adam Piron on Storytelling and The Importance of Cultural Diversity, Art in America, 12 February 2021

2020
The Editors of ArtAsiaPacific, Editors’ Picks from Booked: Hong Kong Art Book Fair, ArtAsiaPacific, 17 January 2020
Chu, Jaime, The Shortest Distance to Empathy; Spike Art Magazine, 12 July 2020
Cheung, Ysabelle, What Happens to Writing When We Stop Pretending Anything Makes Sense?, Literary Hub, 16 March 2020
Steinhauer, Jillian, Five Accounts to Follow on Instagram Now, The New York Times, 29 July 2020
Fajemisin, Olamiju, Generating Space(s), South London Gallery, 12 November 2020
The Editors of ArtAsiaPacific, AAP’s Favorite Films and Miscellaneous Things of 2020, ArtAsiaPacific, 23 December 2020
Anderson, Shane, The Experience We Were Supposed to be Having’: ASAD RAZA on DIY
Intimacy, Édouard Glissant, and Home Cooking
, 032c, 8 June 2020
Simnett, Marianna, Home Cooking: being alone together, Heichi Magazine, 16 July 2020

2019
Raicovich, Laura, In Hong Kong, Protestors Are Using Their Zines to Get Their Messages Out, Hyperallergic, 29 August 2019
Haas, Benjamin, A Polarized City, Mirrored in Its Diaspora, The Atlantic, 20 October 2019
Gu, Qianfan, Better Homes & Gardens, Artforum, September 2019


Public Collections

Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY, USA
Watson Library at the Met, New York City, NY, USA
Asia Art Archive, Hong Kong, S.A.R.
Asia Art Archive in America, New York City, NY, USA
Tai Kwun Contemporary Art, Hong Kong, S.A.R.
Knight Library at University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, USA
Print Collection and Spencer Collection / The New York Public Library, New York City, NY, USA
Tisch Library, Tufts University, New York City, NY, USA
Yale University Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library, New Haven, CT, USA
Bard College Library, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, USA

Publications

Too Salty Too Wet 更咸更濕, Artist book, Speculative Place Press, 2021
Weird Times, Text by Tiffany Sia and images selected by Yuri Pattison, 2021

Salty Wet 咸濕, Artist book/chapbook/zine, Inpatient Press, 2019

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