25.11.16 - 25.03.17 Peckham Platform Retrospective
01.10.16 'The Pan Hag Field Kitchen'
Outdoor event on former Easington Colliery site for the public to explore lost and overlooked traditional skills and customs related to crafts, growing, food, and nature, including peg looming, proggy mat workshops, woodturning, sea glass collecting, and the world's first ever Pan Hag Championship. A printed legacy of the two years of research, events, and activities, ‘The Pan Hag Map’, will be available spring 2017.
04.05.16 - 04.06.16 'Plot', Contemporary Art Platform, Kuwait City
My moving image work 'Plot'(2013) is shown in group exhibition 'What's your Location: Re-Imagined Reality'. http://capkuwait.com/portfolio/whats-your-location/
16.04.16 Talk 'Surviving as an artist', Rivington Place, London
07.01.16 Interview on BBC Radio 3
I was interviewed on Free Thinking Arts and Ideas programme about my current project 'The Pan Hag' in East Durham, commissioned by Forma
22.09.15 Lecture at Falmouth University
Gayle Chong Kwan Artist's Lecture, Photography Department, Chapel Lecture Theatre, Penryn Campus, Falmouth University, 5pm
05.09.15 'The Pan Hag' at Peterlee Festival
'The Pan Hag' will be at Peterlee Festival, where I will be gathering vernacular definitions for the Pan Hag Dictionary and recipes and ingredients of panhaggerty and panackerty
01.07.16 International Artists' Development Award
Award to work in New York researching photography in the public realm
25.06.15 - 15.06.15 Solo exhibition 'Intimi Nutrimenti' opens at Palazzo Rosso, Genova, Italy
22.06.15 Talk on'Anthropo-scene', Bloomberg SPACE, London
Gayle Chong Kwan and Rut Blees Luxemburg in a presentation of our work in relation to the City, in discussion with Francis Marshall, Senior Curator of Paintings, Prints and Drawings, Museum of London. 6.30-8.30pm
08.06.15 'Arripare', in Stockton-on-tees
Last week to see 'Arripare', 40-metre public-realm photographic installation in Stockton-on-tees, as recipient of the inaugural REFOCUS: The Biennial Castlegate mima Photography Prize(http://www.refocusprize.com/gayle-chong-kwan/)
02.06.15 Talk on exhibition 'Anthropo-scene', Cultural Bites, Bloomberg, London
12.05.15 Solo exhibition 'Atlantis', Odyssud, Centre Cultural de Blagnac, France
12.05.15 - 25.10.15
09.04.15 - 27.06.15 Solo exhibition 'Anthropo-scene', Bloomberg SPACE, London
18.04.15 'Plot', Why Would I Lie, Royal College of Art Research Biennale, London
18.04.15 - 23.04.15
I spent the summer working and doing research in New York on 'Photography in the Public Realm', as part of the Arts Council England International Artists' Development Award that I received.
I've been rifling through some inspiring photography archives and have met some great artists and curators at Aperture Foundation, the Studio Museum in Harlem, the International Center of Photography, and Light Works, Syracuse, in New York State.