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Phillip Lai

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PHILLIP LAI

Born in 1969, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Lives and works in London, United Kingdom

 

EDUCATION

1993-94 MA Fine Art / Chelsea College of Art & Design

1990-93 BA Fine Art (sculpture) / Chelsea College of Art & Design

1988-89 Foundation Course / Middlesex Polytechnic

 

AWARDS, NOMINATIONS & RESIDENCY

2018 Nomination for Hepworth Prize for Sculpture 2018

2006 Research and Development visit to Armenia (by invitation of the British Council)

1999 Award to Individual Artists – London Arts (formerly London Arts Board)

1996 One-month residency toward “Off Camp/On Base” exhibition, Tokyo, Japan

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019              

Galleria Franco Noero, Turin, Italy

2018

‘Spinning’, Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland, New Zeland

‘In the Half Life’, Edouard Malingue Gallery, Hong Kong

2016

Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London, United Kingdom

2014

‘Besides’, Camden Arts Centre, London, United Kingdom

‘Somewhat Abstract’, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, United Kingdom

2012

‘Visitor’, Galleria Franco Noero, Turin, Italy

Stuart Shave / Modern Art, London, United Kingdom

2009

Stuart Shave / Modern Art, London, United Kingdom

‘Introduction and Jargon’, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, United Kingdom

2008

‘Open Container’, Camden Arts Centre, Berlin, Germany

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019               

‘Yona Lee, Phillip Lai, Hany Armanious’, Fine Arts, Sydney, Australia

2018

The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture, The Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Fences & Windows, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London, United Kingdom

2017

‘one second ago’, Edouard Malingue Gallery, Hong Kong

2016

‘Theories of Modern Art’, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London, United Kingdom

‘Can I Step on It?’, Galleria Franco Noero, Turin, Italy
‘When Did Intimacy Begin Width’, curated by Torey Thornton, Jeffrey Stark, New York, USA

2015

‘An Intervention’, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton University, Southampton, United Kingdom

2014

‘Interior’, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London, United Kingdom

‘Somewhat Abstract’, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, United Kingdom

2013

Sculptures by Thomas Schütte and Phillip Lai – Faggionato Fine Arts, London, United Kingdom

2012

‘London Twelve’, City Gallery Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

2010

‘No Soul For Sale – A Festival of Independents’ (Mousse contribution, curated by Jonathan Griffin), Tate Modern, Turbine Hall, London, United Kingdom

‘Keep Your Seat’, GAM Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Turin, Italy

2009

‘Altogether Elsewhere’, Zoo 2009, London, United Kingdom

‘Sniper’, Galerie Biedermann, München, Germany

2008

‘Seven Times Two or Three’, Cubitt, London, United Kingdom

 

PUBLICATIONS

2008

Lecturer in Fine Art, Goldsmiths College University of London, since 2006

Associate Lecturer in MA Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art & Design, since 2002

2006

Research and Development visit to Armenia (supported by British Council)

Artists Lecture Series, Arnolfini Bristol (organised by UWE)

2001

Invited Speaker at ‘Li Yuan Chia’ exhibition talk, Camden Arts Centre, London, United Kingdom

Visiting Tutor in Fine Art, Goldsmiths College University of London (to 2005)

1999

Contribution to Bent Aura (STOPSTOP Vol.2) (ISBN 1-902052-01-3)

1998

Advisor to London Arts (formerly London Arts Board)
London Exhibitions and Events Fund – Medium and Small scale

Projects & Research and Development

1997

‘Phillip Lai’, The Showroom – exhibition catalogue (ISBN 1-899846-12-3) essay by Francis McKee, interview by Karina Daskalov


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