Wang Tuo and Trevor Yeung shortlisted for the Sigg Prize 2023

Blindspot Gallery is proud to announce that Wang Tuo and Trevor Yeung are shortlisted for the Sigg Prize 2023.

Open to artists born or working in the Greater China region, the Sigg Prize recognizes important artistic practices in the region and aims to highlight and promote diverse works on an international scale. Six artists are shortlisted for the prize, and will be presenting their works from the past three years in the Sigg Prize 2023 exhibition which opens at M+ on 23 September 2023. The winner will be announced in early 2024.

Wang Tuo (b. 1984, Changchun, China) stages an intervention in historical literary texts and cultural archives to formulate stories that blur the boundaries of time and space, facts and imagination. His work spans across film, performative elements, painting, and drawing. Wang Tuo’s work is in the collection of Centre Pompidou (France); M+ (Hong Kong); KADIST Art Foundation (USA and France); Power Station of Art (China); Fondazione In Between Art Film (Italy); Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center (USA); Today Art Museum (China) and Long Museum (China), amongst others. Wang currently lives and works in Beijing.

Trevor Yeung (b. 1988, Guangdong Province, China) uses plants, aquarium system, and installations as metaphors for the human condition and social connections. Stemming from his careful study of nature, Yeung forms his own eco-systems that simulate his personal observations and experiences of the world. His work is in the collection of Centre Pompidou (France); Musée d’Art Moderne de Paris (France); FRAC Alsace (France); Stiftung Skulpturenpark Köln (Germany); M+ (Hong Kong) and KADIST Art Foundation (USA and France). Trevor Yeung will have his solo exhibition at Gasworks London in 2023, marking his inaugural institutional exhibition in the UK. Yeung currently lives and works in Hong Kong.


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