Fiona Tan

b. 1966, Pekan Baru, Indonesia

Fiona Tan works within the contested territory of representation: how we represent ourselves and the mechanisms that determine how we interpret the representation of others. Photography and film – made by herself, by others, or a combination of both – are her mediums; research, classification and the archive, her strategies. Her skillfully crafted, moving and intensely human works, expanded film and video installations, explore history and time and our place within them.

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Ascent, 2016

2 part installation: 16:10 projection, colour, 7:1 surround sound, projection screen, projector, media player, amplifier, surround speakers, seating, and 151 mounted colour photographs, shelf.