Moses TAN (SG)
The Old Fort, 2017
graphite on wood, fabricated toilet cubicles, dimensions variable
Installation view at Making Shadows, Grey Projects, Singapore
Moses Tan is an artist based in Singapore. His research interests include queer melancholia, poetic resistance and the potentials of scientific analogies. His artworks engage with quiet resistance through feelings such as melancholia and disassociation. Employing drawing, video, and sculptural objects in installations, he examines experiences and spaces.
Tan received his BA (Hons) in Fine Arts from LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore. He also holds a BA (Hons) in Chemistry and Biological Chemistry from Nanyang Technological University.
He won the Noise Singapore 2014 Award for Art and Design, the Winston Oh Travel Research Grant 2016 and the LASALLE Award of Academic Excellence 2016. He founded the artist-run space Starch in Singapore in 2021.